The team at Boldon, Staff and Governors are committed to respecting children’s rights to a quality childhood. Boldon Nursery School is an outdoor nursery school. We use nature and the seasons to enhance our delivery of the early years foundation stage curriculum. Our approach enables children to spend a great deal of time in the outdoors, in all weathers, where possible. Read More
Boldon Outdoor Nursery School is part of a European project with 3 partner countries looking at the impact of learning with and in nature. Our partner countries are Norway, Czech Republic and Scotland. The project will run for 3 years and the research published. To find out more information, please click below:
Boldon Nursery school – Outdoor Nursery is an active member of the following associations.
The inspirational and forward-thinking headteacher inspires a highly effective staff team who ensure that all children are provided with rich and interesting learning experiences. This includes first-hand practial experiences outdoors in the extensive natural enviroment. Children make rapid and sunstained progress from starting points below those typical for their age. Consequently, their achievement is outstanding, enabling them to catch up quickly. Teaching is outstanding because the innovative learning experiences and high expectations for each child, including the most able, ensure that all realise their potential in all areas of learning. Under the expectional leadership of the headteacher, supported by a knowledgeable governing body, staff ensure that all children get the best possible start and are extremely well prepared for primary school. The statment, ‘The best classroom and richest cupboard is roofed only by the sky’, underpins the school’s ethos and drive to use nature and the seasons to stimulate children’s curiosity and enhance’s their learning. This incudles in their early reading, writing and mathmatical work. The imaginative and extremely stimulating environments both inside and outdoors, and the inventive match of activities to capture and hold interest, enable children to make rapid progress and achieve exceptionally well.
Have you registered your child for their nursery place for September 2017 – PLACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE
Head Teacher – Mrs Sue Stokoe
0191 536 3669
On June 24th 2016 we attended the TES school awards at Grosvenor House Hotel, in London and we were delighted to win the Early Years Setting of the Year award and also Overall School of the year award.
The judges had some delightful comments to make about Boldon Nursery School – Outdoor Nursery including “It is wonderful to see an early years setting win the overall award for school of the year, “they said. “It is great to shine a light on the fantastic work being done in the early years sector, because it is so crucial that we get education right early on.”