The Brambles Way
At Brambles we believe that helping
children understand big emotions is
important. We create a safe
environment with understanding adults
in which they learn strategies that help
them become resilient, caring adults.
Self regulation happens when the
caring adults are able to co-regulate and
valuing our teams mental health is part
of this process.
Role of the Family
At Brambles we value our partnership
with families. We encourage parents to
share children’s interests and
milestones so that we can incorporate
them in our day. Photos from home
allow children to share their
experiences with us, and our daily
posts and messages to parents gives
them the opportunity to chat and be
part of their child’s journey.
A Natural Learning Journey
Guided by Nature, Inspired by Nature
The Role of the Environment
The natural environment at Brambles
plays an important role by sparking
wonder and curiosity. Natural open
ended resources promote imagination
encouraging children to be creative.
Children explore the seasons and we
embrace the British weather as a
The Languages of a Child
Children have many ways to discover,
think, communicate and learn. At
Brambles we believe it is important to
give children endless ways to express
their thoughts and theories and
support them whilst they investigate
The Image of the Child
Children at Brambles are viewed as
competent natural researchers. They
are investigators and curious problem
solvers who are full of knowledge,
potential and interest in the world
The Role of the Practitioners
At Brambles the practitioners and
children work side by side.
Practitioners value the child’s thinking
and include their interests in
provocations and invitations to play.
Practitioners engage and extend
children’s learning by modeling,
encouraging and exploring children’s
The Emergent Learning Process
At Brambles we believe that a play and
enquiry based environment challenges
and allows children to make sense of
the world. Centring around the
children’s interests, explorations,
curiosity and the world around them.
Through exploration children are able
to learn at their own pace, valuing each
child’s experiences and choices. Play
and learning becomes about the
process and not the product.