Early Years Introduction

early years

The Early Learning Goals (ELGs) for children at the expected level of development at the end of their Reception year include to following:

  • Communication and Language.
  • Physical Development.
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development.
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding of the World.
  • Expressive Arts and Design.

Open Days

If your child will be starting school this academic year, we’d love to show you around our school and tell you more about our Early Years teaching.

Next Scheduled Open Days:  Thursday 9th November – 1:15 to 2:30

Saturday 11th November – 10 to midday

No need to book, just come along to the school reception during these times, and someone will be available to take you around our school and/or nursery.

Should you like a tour of our school/nursery but are unable to make the scheduled open days above, please contact the school office on 01793 531025 to book an appointment or email [email protected]

Looking for a New Primary School or Nursery place?

We are located on the outskirts of East Swindon and set in beautiful grounds with lots of outdoor space.

Every day is an Open Day – We welcome you to visit us any weekday by calling us on 01793 5231025 to arrange a visit

OR come along to one of our Weekend Open Days – Next scheduled date Saturday 20th January 2024 – 10:00 until midday.

Apply now to join Liden Academy – 2 to 11 year olds

Primary School Applications – for September 2024, complete online – closing date 15th Jan 2024.

New Nursery Applications and Session Changes now accepted for April 2024 – closing date 31st January 2024

(Upcoming Early Years Funding changes starting April 2024 – latest news on Childcare Choices)