Lionel Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 6DY

01282 427154

Ightenhill Nursery School


At Ightenhill Nursery School we have a broad and balanced curriculum than focuses on the needs of all the children.  Our curriculum is enriched with varied experiences promoting a love of learning.

Please see the curriculum area pages for more information (click on the links below).  Copies are also available from the school office on request.

Prime Areas

Communication and Language

Personal Social and Emotional Development (PSED)

Physical Development

Specific Areas

Literacy - Reading and Writing


Understanding the World

Expressive Arts and Design

At Ightenhill Nursery School we follow the statutory Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum.  All our pedagogy is underpinned by the four principles of the EYFS:

  • Unique Child
  • Positive Relationships
  • Enabling Environment
  • Learning and Development

We ensure children are provided with a broad and balanced curriculum which is tailored to meet the needs of all pupils, ensuring there is coverage and progression across the curriculum, promoted through purposeful play and children's interests.  

If you would like to find out more about our curriculum, please contact Mrs. Daniels-Green.