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Quality Mark honour for Warren
7:10am Friday 25th May 2012 in News
THE NURSERY and reception classes at Warren Primary School are the first in Thurrock to secure the Quality Mark for Early Years.
The school, in Gilbert Road, Chafford Hundred, has around 120 children aged three to five in its foundation stage, offering them a range of activities and learning opportunities, including a “forest school”.
More than a dozen of the borough’s nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and primary school foundation stages are taking part in the pilot quality assurance scheme launched by Thurrock Council.
It is supported by Alliance for Lifelong Learning, Niace, the Basic Skills Agency and Tribal.
Assessors visit the groups, all of which went through training in November, to see how they now meet the criteria. Warren was assessed in late April and the evidence went to the panel at Tribal.
The school had to present a portfolio and explain the delivery of its curriculum.
Jodie Milligan, foundation phase leader at the school, said: “The team is delighted to have achieved the Quality Mark as it is recognition of all the work they have done.”