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?

Located East of Swindon near the M4 corridor, Liden Academy have places for 2 to 11 year olds

We are set in beautiful grounds with lots of outdoor space for children to explore

NURSERY SCHOOL    Register NOW for a nursery place in September 2024

Nursery Applications should be submitted to the school office by 27th May 2024

Application packs are available from the school office

OR online at    About Our Nursery – Liden Academy (excalibur.org.uk)    

For Early Years Funding queries please visit    https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/

Every Day is an Open Day – call us on 01793 531025 to arrange a weekday visit

PRIMARY SCHOOL – visit   School places and admissions | Swindon Borough Council