At Monkey Puzzle Cambridge Preschool we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage, however, some of our teachers are Montessori trained and we incorporate certain aspects of the Montessori method in our teaching as well. Our nursery is a stimulating and nurturing environment, which helps the children develop into confident and independent learners.

As well as Literacy and Numeracy, our sessions are also made up of Art, Craft, Science and Cooking. The children engage in music, dance, and French/Spanish lessons (depending on the setting) which are taught through music, story telling and roleplay whilst being supported by our team who are multi-lingual and native speakers of the respective languages. These activities stimulate the children’s imagination and further their creative and physical abilities. They are also taught practical life skills that encourage independence.

The Early Years Foundation Stage is made up of seven areas of learning: