The environment plays a key role in supporting and extending children's development
It is made up of four commitments:
Observation, Assessment and Planning
Babies and young children are individuals first, each with a unique profile of abilities.
Schedules and routines should flow with the child’s needs. All planning starts with
observing children in order to understand and consider their current interests, development
Working in partnership with other settings, other professionals and with individuals
and groups in the community supports children’s development and progress towards
the outcomes of Every Child Matters: being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving,
making a positive contribution and economic well-being.