(Sometimes referred to by other professionals as Key Workers)
Our key carer system gives each member of staff particular responsibility for a group of children. Each child in the group has one special adult to relate to, which can make settling into the group much easier. In addition, the key carer is in a position to tailor the group’s curriculum to the unique needs of each individual child.
Home setting, working with parent/carers through shared record-keeping to ensure that all children are supported in reaching their full potential. “Every parent
“Every parent/carer is a specialist, in relationship to his/her own child. And every carer in childhood education and care is also a specialist, in child development. The best possible start that babies and young children can have is when these two specialists come together to share their knowledge and experience and understanding with each other”
Rosie Roberts, former director of PEE