Aims, Ethos, Vision and Values

Who We Are

Cornerstone Academy is a Christian based independent children’s care, learning and development provider registered with OFSTED and other national regulating bodies to care for children aged from 3 months to 12 years.

It is our policy that the child’s needs come first. With the growing concern on the level and quality of childcare, with strong emphasis on the need for solid and good care and education in our communities and to assist in the eradication of poverty and help bridge gaps in the society.

Cornerstone Academy is established with the main mission to equip and assist children with opportunities to develop their social, moral, educational and spiritual status as well as their individual talents in order to benefit themselves and their communities.

Our Mission Statement

We believe every child is entitled to opportunities to learn, grow and become the best they can be. As such every child needs nurturing and exposure to enriched learning experience and environment, which we strive to provide.

We also believe that parents need to have a stable sense of security and peace of mind, and that child care practitioners need supportive work environment to foster their personal and professional development, hence our existence and mission statement:

‘Forging the right partnership to nurture children’s physical and spiritual growth and development.’

Our Goals

  • We aim to provide a SAFE, STIMULATING, CLEAN and HEALTHY environment through understanding and implementing our high quality standards.
  • We aim to foster TRUST and CONFIDENCE with our families, our staff and community by constantly providing an OPEN and FRIENDLY environment.
  • We aim to raise and maintain the highest standard of CARE and EDUCATION through the use of developmentally appropriate curriculums, ongoing staff development and parent education.
  • We aim to assist children to DISCOVER and DEVELOP their individual God given potential and talent by exposing them to a firm Christian faith foundation.

Our Promise to You

At Cornerstone Academy because we know that caring your child means a lot to you as being responsive to your needs, that makes you as important as your child to us.

We promise to listen and work with you by continually researching into your needs and that of your child to ensure that you both get the best care and support in life outside of the immediate family/home. We will ensure that:

  • Your child has good nutrition for healthy life
  • Your child has fun
  • Your child is loved and cared for
  • Your child learns and grows physically, Academically and spiritually
  • Your child is safe and bold And you are:
  1. Happy
  2. At peace
  3. Secure
  4. Heard
  5. Informed

In order to keep our promise to you we use over 20 well-developed policies and procedures in delivering the one of the best child care program across the country.

Membership and Regulation Registration

We are registered with OFSTED and other educational regulatory boards. Our professional affiliations include:

  • National Day Nursery Association
  • Havering Early years and Family Information Services Partnership
  • Barking and Dagenham Early yeras and Family Support Services Partnership
  • Pre School Learning Alliance