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'Simple to implement, easy to use' Padstow Play N Learn are using Storypark

What is storypark?

Storypark is an easy-to-use private online service that helps teachers, parents and families work together to record, share and extend children’s learning. 

You can capture a child's development by posting photos, videos, stories, moments, notes and responses. Creating a Storypark account is quick, easy and free for parents and families.

Storypark is 'child-centric' which means any account must be connected to a child's profile. If a child attends an early learning service that uses Storypark, a teacher can invite can create a Storypark child profile and invite the child's parent to it. Alternatively a parent can download the Storypark for Families iOS app or Android app and add their child's profile themselves. They can then invite family members to be part of that profile.

Why is Storypark great for educators?

  • Storypark includes our centre curriculum, framework and philosophies and is fully customised to align with our practice. 

  • Enables intentional, evidence-based, reflective practice and support outcomes in line with required standards.

  • We can plan more effectively with parents and our team

  • We record and respond to parents aspirations. 

  • Enhances communication

  • Families love getting updates, and their comments can uncover new ways to extend learning.

  • Group messages

  • Keep our Play N Learn community up-to-date with notices, events, newsletters or daily diaries.

  • Private discussions

  • Send a direct message to a parent or have discussions with our teaching team.

  • Capture and share learning as it happens

  • Take photos, record videos and create beautiful stories. Parents can follow on from the activities that occurred for their child earlier in the day, extending their learning.

  • Free professional learning and development

Why is Storypark great for families?

  • Family can comment and post, creating a reciprocal learning community.

  • Invite experts or specialists to help support your child’s needs.

  • Invite future educators so they can see your child’s learning journey, and you can learn about them.

  • Be part of your child’s day no matter where you are.

  • Extend your child’s interests and learning.

  • Record your child’s stories and keep them forever.

  • Share and collaborate with wider family in a safe, private environment.

  • Perfect for any parent or family situation, including working couples, separated parents and overseas relatives.

  • Free to access. 


Why is storypark great for children?

  • Enhanced learning opportunities.

  • Feedback and reinforcement from family.

  • Stimulates language and ideas.

  • Revisit stories to reinforce and extend learning.

  • Build an online record that grows with each child.

Why we have chosen to align with storypark

  • Storypark is committed to making a difference for all children, families and communities. We provide lifetime free access for services working in disadvantaged communities.

  • Storypark is a digital platform and we agree with their values on sustainability. By using Storypark, we are significantly reducing our paper use and office waste.

This information has been derived from Storypark's website. For further information, videos and fact sheets please visit

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