Analysis of Parent Induction Evaluation

Parents rated their understanding of early years learning before the session?

L1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10J
3%     9% 21% 24% 24% 16%   3%


Parents rated their understanding of early years learning after the session?

L1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10J
        3%     3% 47% 47%
What the parents felt they learned from parents induction

8 x Development stages for my child and how they progress

8 x Parent   felt informed by the session

7 x How the   school teaches children and what they learn

7 x How I   can help my child at home

6 x   Behaviour strategies

5 x Nursery   provision for teaching and learning at Gracelands

4 x How   children are cared for

3 x Listening   to your child

3 x Reading   skills and why they are important

3 x   Building children’s independence skills

3 x Health   and safety aspects

2 x How   long children should spend using screen time (TV, Mobiles, I pads, etc)

2 x How the   nursery promote discussing feelings and building confidence

2 x E –   safety – keeping children safe using technology

2 x Parent   felt confident after the session

2 x What   safeguarding is

Bedtime   routine

Potty   Training

Eating   routine

Learning   through play

UN Rights   of a child

Phonics and   letter recognition

Children’s   individual needs are catered for

Expectations   of parents

What parents felt they still wanted to   know?

About my child’s education and the curriculum?

The curriculum we follow is the Early Years Foundation Stage   (2012). Planning boards are available is both teaching areas as explained in the meeting. You are able to read them every day. Key workers are available for the first 15   minutes of everyday for discussions with parents. We also organised three private   opportunities called parent consultation for you to discuss your child’s   individual progress and development.

What is the daily routine?

The rhythm of the day is available on the planning board. The children have a mixture of child lead   and adult lead times through the day.

How to can I learn more to help listening skills, potty training and getting rid of bottle feeding?

The teachers all run workshops throughout the year. We also give parents Share activities after Christmas to help with communication skills at home. The Children’s Centre will be running a play and language course in November, parenting classes and sessions on developmental stages. Look out for parents workshops at the front entrance and via leaflet.    

Will the teacher let me know daily how my child is doing?

Each child has their own key worker who works with small family   groups. Your key worker will be   available in the morning and afternoon for handover information and   conversations.

When will you update   us on the UN rights of a child. It was   interesting?

We will keep parents informed through newsletters and the   website. If any parents want to be a part of the steering group please contact Mrs Miles.

“I have learned that my child is in a very good nursery which has trained confident staff which has made me more confident that my child will receive the best support and care throughout her journey here.”


“I am very happy about my son being here and I’m very satisfied about his safety in this nursery. Thank you”


“This is a very informative session. She explained very well. She tells us very good information about learning, skills and rules. I am very happy.”


“The session clearly presented how Gracelands implements the early years learning in their teaching/learning program. There key areas/expectations for parents and how we work together for our children was reassuring. I think it was pitched at the right levels, and makes you feel that if there are any other questions, staff are only to happy to help”


Home Visit Parent Evaluation

100% of parents said they would recommend home visits for new children to help them settle in.

100% of parents said the home visit was an ‘excellent’ strategy help to settle their child in.

The best parts ...

“The best part was when my child met her teacher. She was very excited about the visit and was very comfortable because it was at home.   The home visit was well planned. I can honestly say I cannot think of how it could have been planned better.”


“It was helpful when they came and talked to my child, played with my child and explained everything to me.”


“Exchanging information about child development, our family and how we can work together.”


“My child seeing his keyworker and her talking to her, this was the main thing my child remembered.”


From your feedback next year we will:

  • Try to stay a little longer
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