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An Ethos of Collaboration

What does it mean to collaborate? The idea of collaboration holds a lot of value here at Bear Park, and the way it...

Valuing Children’s Hundred Languages

The Multiple ways of Connecting. “Our task is to help children communicate with the world using all their potential, strengths and languages and...

Creating a Sense of Identity in the Atelier

Fostering Imagination and Creativity The Atelier has been evolving at Bear Park Herne Bay as we have been considering how we can enhance...
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A group project needs a plan!

When the time came to carry out repairs on our bridge that we had constructed as part of our Sculptural Exhibition, we firstly...

Pedagogical Documentation

More than Just Words. Pedagogical documentation is an important part of what we do as educators here at Bear Park, it is a...

Tubes, Toddlers and Motion

Young children are always intrigued by the mystical and exciting idea of movement, whether it is with their own bodies or with objects...

Adding Another Dimension to Clay

Clay is an essential part of our educational learning spaces as we view this as another expressive language for our children to engage...

Technology supporting investigations

‘The discovery of the unexpected phenomena’ The digital age is well and truly here and we support our children to discover the wonder...

Comparing Sounds

A sound landscape When designing a setting for our children to engage in, when they are discovering the wonderment of sound, it is...