At The Butterfly Patch, our ethos is to enrich the lives of children through educational experiences, awe and wonder. Children's welfare and safeguarding are at the heart of everything we do.
We are excited to welcome your little one to join us on a journey of imagination and learning through play in our child-centred flexible approach.
Our number one priority is the safety of our little individuals. Of course, we don’t want to stifle their learning development and exploration, but we keep a very close, discreet eye on each of our little ones to ensure everyone is safe and feels comfortable, whilst playing and learning.
The Curiosity Approach
Our ethos - across all of our nursery settings - is to encourage the curiosity approach. This approach offers little ones fantastic sensory opportunities to learn through real-life, natural, holistic objects and thingamajigs!
Enabling them to use all of their senses to play and explore to further their development, offering great imaginative play opportunities whilst simultaneously promoting recycling, upcycling and reuse.
Each of our nurseries is different – a little unique in the vision of our nursery managers. We believe strongly in giving our teams the freedom to create an environment they feel proud of, as well as aiding in their personal and professional development.
Please see our locations for further information about the facilities provided at each nursery.
Every day is an adventure at the Butterfly Patch! Just imagine the possibilities.
The Butterfly Patch aims to deliver outstanding care and education for children that will enrich their lives through awe and wonder and instil habits for life that start them on a life-long learning journey.
We believe that being in & around nature and exploring natural materials enriches children and adults’ lives improving mental and physical well-being.
A curriculum should be more than academic goals. We believe a focus on the following are just as, if not more important:
The ability to manage risks
Imagination and creativity
Positive attitudes toward learning
These we believe are the foundation blocks on which successful individuals grow.
As part of our mission, we always aim to behave as a community. Meaning: we do the right thing, take responsibility for our actions, look after each other and work together by respecting, supporting, listening and understanding.
By leading by example for our little ones, we partner with local communities, businesses and parents to create a positive impact where possible. Supporting families in need, raising money for local causes and by reducing our carbon footprint.
Nurturing the Butterfly Patch family is also extremely important to us. Our family is well supported, and their welfare is one of our highest priorities. We offer regular aid in career progression through additional training, empowering our teams to better support our little ones to the best of their ability.
All of our rooms have been specially designed to support each stage of your child's development, offering welcoming, motivating and exploratory spaces. We are proud to offer a high-quality Early Years experience that provides a firm foundation for every child's future success.
Our learning ethos
By this we mean the learning environment we provide for our little ones. Our nurseries are all different, but all have a focus on making our little individuals feel safe and comfortable. We provide a wide range of facilities at each location to encourage exploration and inspire our little ones to be creative and learn by doing.
We aim to provide an environment that encourages learning through play and exploration. We believe learning is a journey of imagination and development – from physical and emotional to communication skills.
Just like a butterfly, each child is unique. Our staff work with you to best understand the needs of your little one. Our range of activities supports your child’s developmental needs. Through encouragement, we ensure your little one grows in confidence and develops a positive attitude to learning through play.
This is our number one priority for your precious little ones, but we don't want to stifle learning, development, fun and exploration. So, you'll find state of the art discreet measures as well as the love and care of our staff to keep everyone safe.
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