What we do
Golspie Early Learning and Childcare (ELC), offers ELC for children aged 2 years 6 month to those not yet attending primary school. We provide funded ELC spaces for eligible 2, 3 and 4-year-olds.
Our staff team
Our vision, values and aims
To provide high-quality Early Learning Childcare (ELC) and a secure foundation in an encouraging nurturing environment, where there are equal opportunities and support for all. Where staff, parents, carers and children, professionals and the wider community work in partnership with each other.
Good use of Self – Evaluation to identify priorities that focus on improving outcomes for children using “How good is our Early Learning and Childcare” as a benchmark for good practice.
Optimising opportunities that encourage children to be inquisitive, imaginative and to take risks in their learning, using open-ended natural play materials to extend their creativity.
Learning through play in an environment that is stimulating and offers children challenge and enjoyment and is very well matched to their individual ages and stages of development.
Strongly promote equality and challenge any forms of discrimination. Following the SSSC codes of practice to ensure that all service users rights are protected.
Parents, carers, partners and the wider community will work together to ensure the highest possible standards for all children. Continuing our intergenerational work with Seaforth House using technology to comply with current Covid – 19 guidance. We will make good use of local amenities such as beach, local high school facilities, Astro park etc.
I individuals and as a team, we will reflect critically on our work and will be proactive in extending and deepening our knowledge and understanding of early learning pedagogy through research, current literature and policy, making good use of current guidance “My World Outdoors” “My Creative Journey” “Gender Equal Play” “Curriculum for Excellence” “Realising the Ambition” and “Pre Birth to Three”
Embedding the “UNCRC” and the “Health and Social Care Standards” into daily practice, so children’s rights and their health and wellbeing needs, underpin all aspects of our service.