Aims of the project
Parents identified a need for more toddler groups in the local area.
The aim of this project is to provide a place where children and carers can meet new people and play in a relaxed and happy environment.
Pre-school children and parents/carers benefit from this project
Background and goals
Pocklington School responded to a request from parents, to provide a toddler group.
The Pocklington School Toddler Group has been in operation for six and a half years.
Space, time, staff, age appropriate toys and resources.
The Toddler Group is held in one of the Early Years rooms and is used free of charge.
The Head of Pre-Prep and one other member of staff assist at the beginning and end of sessions.
These sessions are free to families.
There is anecdotal evidence from parents that they and their families enjoy coming to the group.
Numbers attending are increasing.
On average 15 pre-school children and their parents from the wider community attend each week.
Frequency and duration
This is an on-going activity, which occurs once a week on a Wednesday afternoon,1.45 - 2.45pm during term time.
It will continue for the forseeable future.