The aim at Christchurch Playgroup is to provide a safe, educational and caring environment that will encompass all the seven areas of learning for the Foundation Phase:
- Language, Literacy and Communication
- Personal and Social Wellbeing and Multicultural understanding
- Knowledge and understanding of the World
- Curriculum Cymreig
A child’s religious, racial, cultural and linguistic needs are recognised and sensitively responded to. Conducted through the medium of English, some use of the Welsh language is incorporated as appropriate.
Activities include painting, water and sand play, playdough, imaginative play, story and music time and much more! Playgroup hold two concerts per year and plays host to a variety of visitors during the year, e.g. road safety staff, librarians and musicians.
The Playgroup caters for children between two and a half and five years old and is held in the church hall between 9.00am and 11.45am Mondays to Fridays during term time. The staff is qualified, experienced and the current ratio is 1 adult to 6 children. Playgroup is registered with the Care and Social Services Inspectorate for Wales and can accommodate 32 children per session.