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Nursery Health And Wellbeing

Every fortnight the nursery will focus on a different health and wellbeing indicator and we will post the details here.

The Health and Wellbeing of our Nursery pupils is very important to us. It is the first few years of a child's life that start to lay the foundations for a person's long-term development. The period before formal school begins is also an opportunity for children and their families to adopt a positive attitude to their health and wellbeing.

Health-promoting early years providers ensure that children are safe, well-nourished, play and learn actively and create environments which build the social and emotional confidence of children, families and staff.

Our nursery staff play a vital role in sharing the care of children with their parents. Our nursery is a place where children and adults are valued and know that they are valued. Children who are encouraged to enjoy being themselves and to make healthy  choices for themselves, stand a better chance of a positive future. 

Wellbeing sits at the heart of the Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) approach and reflects the need to tailor the support and help that children, young people and their parents are offered to support their wellbeing.

A child or young person's wellbeing is influenced by everything around them and the different experiences and needs they have at different times in their lives.

To ensure everyone has a common understanding of what wellbeing means, the Scottish Government has described wellbeing in terms of eight indicators, which are Safe, Healthy, Achieving, Nurtured, Active, Respected, Responsible and Included. These are sometimes abbreviated to the acronym known as SHANARRI. Have a look at how these well being indicators are covered in nursery for your child.

Safe with the help of Sally Safe   Click here for more information (opens new window)
Health with Healthy Henry Click for more information (opens new window)
Achieving with Achieving Alice  Click for more information (opens new window)
Nurture with Nurturing Nicholas Click for more information (opens new window)
Active with Active Aayla Click for more information (opens new window)
Respectful with Respecting Rishi Click for more information (opens new window)
Responsible with Responsible Rachel  Click for more information (opens new window)
Included with Included Isaac  Click for more information (opens new window)


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