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Hillside Nursery and Forest School


The Governors, staff and parents have worked together to create our 'Image of the Child' and as a team we work together to ensure that our curriculum and the experiences we offer support this image.


 Confident and Independent

  • I can do things by myself
  • I am confident and independent in new situations and when trying out my own ideas
  • I enjoy taking risks, engaging in new experiences



  • I am curious when I see something new
  • I like to understand how things work
  • I am inquisitive and like to find out how, where, why…
  • I am eager to explore the world around me



  • I show high levels of energy and interest
  • I will keep on trying until I can do it!
  • I am eager to be involved in my own learning
  • I want to learn new things and new ways of doing things


Creative and Imaginative

  • I can think of my own ideas and try them out
  • I show high levels of fascination
  • I like to find new ways to do things and sharing these ideas with my friends
  • I use my imaginations to learn about the world, create and pretend


Problem Solver

  • I persist and never give up finding new ways to do things
  • I am encouraged and supported to think of ideas to solve the problems I come across
  • I try out my ideas and learn through trial and error
  • We celebrate when I’ve done it


A Good Communicator

  • I can listen to others
  • I can share my thoughts, feelings and ideas with others through gestures, expressions and words
  • I am able to share and explain my ideas
  • I like to share my experiences with others