Early Years Foundation Stage(EYFS)

In Pick Me Academy, we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage for the Toddlers (2 years old), Nursery (3 years old) & Reception (4 years old) classes. Assessment is made and reported using the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile. At Pick Me Academy the Foundation Stage applies to all children in the Nursey and the Reception Years. Pupils enter the Nursery at age 1…

The importance of PSHE in Pick Me Academy

“PSHE is important because it teaches the skills necessary to navigate the wider world and stay safe.” In Pick Me Academy our students show positive personal development and exhibit a strong sense of self-worth and respect for others as they are involved in a range of practical activities that promote active citizenship, contributing to the…

Story Time- Amazing time for our Kids

Storytime creates great oportunities for our children, they learn many life and social skills while participating to these activities. In kindergarten, but also school, storytime activities help us to teach children about “inside” or “quiet” voices. Going hand in hand with sitting still and using quiet voices, storytime also improves children’s listening skills. Listening to…

How to encourage good behaviour in your child

A positive and constructive approach is often the best way to guide your child’s behaviour. This means giving your child attention when he behaves well, rather than just applying consequences when he does something you don’t like. Here are some practical tips for putting this positive approach into action. Tips for good behavior 1.Be a…

How does television affect children?

We live in an era of technology where everybody has access to internet and television. But how much do they affect our children and what is their role in child development? Unfortunately, children nowadays spend a lot of time in front of tv watching programs that are totally inappropriate for their age and stage of…