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Yearly Overview

Yearly Overview - Monitoring and Assessment





Settling In and Initial Assessments



Completed within child’s first 4 weeks at Nursery.

“My first week” photographs taken and sent home.
Teacher observations of the child through quality interactions and play.
Discussions with parents and amongst the team.

Planning in the Moment


Our Daily planning and assessment for all children throughout the year.

Ongoing for all children.
In the moment planning record sheets for each child once a term which are shared with the child and their parents/carers.

Learning Journal


On-going through child’s time at setting.


Learning journey folders begin at The Lawns Pre-Nursery and follow the child to The Lawns Nursery School. Evidence of the child’s learning at home and school and their interests are documented, shared and given to the child to take home when they leave.

Communication and Language Monitoring



Communication and Language Tracker from completed for all children.
Discussions about individual children amongst the team.
The whole team support children with speech strategies, ongoing.

POMS Well-being and Involvement


POMS records for all children.

Our 10 Curricular Goals


Recorded when achieved and added to Learning Journeys.

These goals are introduced at The Lawns Nursery School stage.

The children’s goals are set, monitored and achieved throughout their time with us.

Two year old check


Completed once for two year olds only

Completed by the Pre-Nursery team unless already been done by a health visitor or another setting.