The Early Years Curriculum
Children in the Foundation Stage follow the ‘Early Years Foundation Stage’ curriculum which covers all 7 areas of a child’s development.
There are 3 Prime Areas of Learning:
- Personal, Social and Emotional development
- Communication and Language
- Physical development
There are 4 Specific Areas of Learning:
- Expressive Arts and Design
- Understanding of the World
We observe our children to understand and consider their interests, development and learning- planning for and facilitating the 3 ‘Characteristics of Effective Learning’.
Playing and exploring - children investigate and experience things, and ‘have a go’;
Active Learning - children concentrate and keep on trying if they encounter difficulties, and enjoy achievements; and
Creating and thinking critically - children have and develop their own ideas, make links between ideas, and develop strategies for doing things.
For more information on the curriculum and what we offer see below:
Here are the overview for the Nursery and Reception Curriculums:
Please click on the Nursery overviews below to see what we cover within the curriculum:
Please click on the Reception overviews below to see what we cover within the curriculum:
If you want further information about the curriculum content your child is covering please call the school office to arrange an appointment to see the subject leader.