Jolly Pirates Preschool is a funded place pre-school under the Education Authority. It is based at Jolly Rodgers Day Nursery, Lisburn, which has been providing the local community with Daycare facilities for over 20 years. Jolly Pirates preschool was first established in September 2011 with 16 places. Following a very successful first year, numbers have been extended over morning and afternoon sessions, in a purpose built unit with fully enclosed play areas. The group leader has a BA Hons in Early Years, all additional staff are fully vetted and qualified to NVQ level 3 , with ongoing training throughout the year and future training to level 5. All staff have child protection training and first aid training. The preschool also has the continuous support of an Early years Advisor. Staff follow the Curricular Guidance Preschool Education programme. (DENI 2006)
Jolly Pirates Preschool operates a key worker system, this allows staff to develop activities which encourage each individual child to learn and develop through play experiences provided daily, both inside the classroom and when outdoors or on pre arranged
Experiences across the 6 areas of learning in The Arts, Early Mathematical Experiences, Language Development, Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, The World Around us are provided daily under curricular guidance and learning through play is built upon daily for each child throughout their pre school year , creating the foundation of future learning.
Jolly Pirates preschool has an “Open Door policy” and respects and values parental input for each child in their setting , combining home learning experiences and preschool learning values, throughout the year .
Staff hold parent /teacher interviews and each child’s process and developmental goals are discussed, however, parents are welcome to speak to staff at anytime if they have any concerns regarding preschool and their child.
Jolly Pirates Pre-school are enrolling for funded places September 2019.
For more information please contact Sarah on 02892 670988 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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