When a child first starts your setting or is moving between rooms they may have settling in session you want to observe. See below the steps in creating Setting in Observation from the Nursery and Parent.

Click Blossom Board > Making Observation.

Add the child you wish to observe and take or upload your photos. When it comes to writing your observation, start with a title ‘Settling in Session’ and then write the content underneath. This simple change in your formatting will make this observation easy to access at a later date.

Add your links to the EYFS using either Starting Point or Emerging (If you are not sure which one to use, check out both Starting Point and SP, E, D, S articles.

When happy, save / approve the observation. To see how this is then presented on the platform lets take a look at the Framework Page and Individual Observation screen.

Framework Page

By clicking on the Child > Learning > Framework and selecting a statement in your Settling in Observation, you can see the full observation.

Watch this video to learn a little more about the framework page:

Viewing Observation Titles

By clicking Child > Learning > Observations, at a glance you can see the Settling in Observation title.

If you want to use this method to evidence a Parent Observation, simply change the title to Parent Settling in Observation and follow the same steps.

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