Learning & Development

We assess children’s learning and development through the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS 2017) and applying the SEN Code of Practice (2014 ) for additional interventions and support.

Personal, Social & Emotional Development:

  • Making relationships, Self-confidence and self-awareness, Managing feelings and behavior

Communication and Language:

  • Listening & attention, speaking, understanding

Physical Development:

  • Moving and handling, health and self-care


  • Reading, writing


  • Numbers, shape, space and measure

Understanding the world:

  • People and communities, the world, technology

Expressive arts and design:

  • Exploring using media & materials, being imaginative

At Springboard we aim to ensure that a child’s learning experiences are happy,

  • active, exciting, fun and secure,
  • support his/her’s development, care and learning needs.

Springboard facilitates multi-agency meetings for families of service users to work as a Team Around the Child with shared action plans ensuring good support.

These include:-

  • Common Assessment Framework (CAFs)
  • Transition meetings
  • My Support Plan meetings

Springboard staff offer the following workshop sessions for parents, mainstream pre-schools and others involved in the children’s care and education:-

Workshops such as:-

  • Pictures Are Powerful
  • Makaton Taster Session and Beginners Workshops
  • Choosing a Primary School
  • Let’s Talk about Starting School