Dundonald Primary School 'Together we...Inspire, Believe, Achieve'

Pre-School Curriculum

Within Dundonald Nursery School, we follow the Northern Ireland Pre-School Curricular Guidance. The guidance outlines the range of playful learning opportunities which should be experienced by children within pre-school education. The aim is to provide a broad range of indoor and outdoor learning experiences which capture the attention of each child. Children's best interest are at the heart of planning to ensure opportunity for each child to experience success and achieve as high a standard as possible. Play experiences are evaluated and adaptions are made to practice, resulting in the continual development and further enrichment of learning.

The areas of learning within the Pre-School Curricular Guidance are:

  • Language Development.
  • Early Mathematical Experiences.
  • Personal, Social & Emotional Development.
  • The Arts.
  • The World Around Us.
  • Physical Development & Movement.


To find out more read the Curricular Guidance for Pre-School Education.