What makes Harrington Sparkle?

Harrington Nursery sparkles because we have developed safe, effective and sustainable early years practice which meets the needs of the children and families we work with.

We sparkle because we have a staff team that works well together, sharing and using expertise and being committed to developing professionalism through CPD.

We sparkle because we use a range of techniques to collect information about how effective our practice is, so that we are constantly monitoring the quality of the provision and the children's progress and wellbeing, and making adjustments where necessary.


We sparkle because the cycles of development are robust and accurate indicating how well we are doing and what we need to do to get better.


Most importantly we sparkle because we work together, as professionals, to develop the values and principles which guide our work in order for every child to sparkle and succeed in life.


Ensuring every child succeeds


A shared vision

To creature a culture that is committed to a model that is built on trust with a shared vision,

where staff are prepared to take collaborative action in order to make things happen for all children,

facilitating learning that inspires children to go in search of wonder.

A shared vision to provide a real world curriculum,

placing children at the centre of learning

enabling all children to be; special, playful, active,

resilient, kind, loving and eager to learn,

preparing them for the unknown world of tomorrow.

Harrington Nursery School a place where children create, explore, imagine and learn with extra





We stand against all forms of discrimination on the grounds of ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or ability.


Our values were chosen by:

  • Children
  • Families
  • Visitors
  • Governors
  • Staff 

We have half termly values which we link into children's learning.  For example; Helpful links to 'I can be a superhero'.


Welcoming - where everyone wears a smile and is friendly to all.

Helpful - where everyone is supportive and nothing is too much trouble.

Magical - where everyone makes the most of every moment.

Nurturing - where everyone is cherished and encouraged to do their best.

Proud - where everyone is proud of the environment and their own achievements.

Inclusive - where everyone has a belief that we are all equal and deserve the best.