Research and analysis

Enabling pre-school learning through a flexible learning environment

This publication was withdrawn on 23 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Cuckfield Pre-School Playgroup make the most of having to pack up and set up every day.



Cuckfield Pre-School Playgroup is a committee-run community group, which operates from a local authority youth centre. Like many playgroups, staff have to set up and put away all the equipment every day. Rather than considering this a burden, they use it as an opportunity to create a flexible learning environment to meet the developing needs of every child.