Funded 30 hours for 3/4 years & Funded 15 hours for 2 years


Where Curiosity and Reggio Emilia Inspire Learning!

At Smiles, our curriculum is inspired by The Curiosity Approach and the Reggio Emilia Approach. These guiding principles create a dynamic and empowering environment where learning flourishes naturally, and children are the true architects of their educational journey.

We believe that children’s joy and happiness are a big part of their learning. At Smiles, we encourage them to have fun as a part of their education, with child-led activities which are adapted to their abilities and interests.

Embracing the Curiosity Approach philosophy means embracing the innate curiosity in every child. We encourage children to explore, question and investigate the world around them, cultivating a deep love for learning. We have created an atmosphere where children’s questions are welcome and where the joy of discovery fuels their educational experience. 

The Reggio Emilia Approach is rooted in the belief that children are natural learners, we focus on their innate curiosity and competency. Children are the co-creators of their education and are encouraged to explore and engage with their surroundings. We have also designed our learning environment to be a “third teacher”, a space that invites children to freely investigate, learn and express themselves through a range of tools and toys.

What are the benefits of Smiles Unique Approach?

  • Independent Thinking: Child-led learning fosters confidence and independent thinking, where questions are encouraged without fear of right or wrong answers.

  • Holistic Communication: Both verbal and non-verbal communication are nurtured in order to enhance social skills and expression.

  • Problem-Solving: Open-Ended resources stimulate problem-solving skills, fostering creativity and critical thinking.

  • Risk-Taking: Children are encouraged to take risks in our safe environment, building self-belief and a sense of exploration.

  • Imagination: Authentic resources and everyday objects spark imagination with no limits on creative play.

  • Lifelong Learning: Our approach makes learning a lifelong passion and encourages children to be active participants in their own learning.

We ensure that every child’s curiosity is celebrated, their potential is unlocked and their learning journey is a fun adventure!


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12 Rugby House, Hinckley Rd, Sapcote, Leicester, LE9 4FS

12 Rugby House, Hinckley Rd,
Sapcote, Leicester, LE9 4FS

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