This policy represents the agreed principles for two-year olds throughout the Nursery. All Nursery staff, representing Nishkam Nursery have agreed this policy.
At Nishkam Nursery we aim to provide the highest quality education and care for all our children. We aim to offer a warm welcome to each individual child and family and to provide a warm and caring environment within which all children can learn and develop as they play.
The way children play, learn, speak, and act indicate important clues about their development. Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age. At Nishkam Nursery we undertake developmental checks on all children where possible by the time they are 2 years 6 months.
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requires that parents and carers must be supplied with a short, written summary of their child’s development in the three prime learning and development areas of the EYFS: Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development and Communication and Language. This should be completed when the child is aged between 24-36 months.
The aims of the progress check are to:
The progress check will:
Nishkam Nursery intends that the progress check will:
The EYFS requires that the progress check is carried out when a child is age two, this includes any child that starts at the setting between the ages of 24-36 months.
Practitioners will agree with parents when is the best time to provide the check and the following factors will be considered before commencing:
Preparing the progress check for a child with identified disabilities or special educational need
The setting will include in the child induction process the sharing of both the child’s health visitor contact details.
The progress check is a statutory requirement of the EYFS. The setting will seek the consent of parents to share information from the check directly with relevant professionals.
Updated April 2019