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Early Years Foundation Stage

Welcome to Early Years.

Life in our EYFS unit is vibrant and fun! We offer children a wide variety of multi-sensory activities which cater for individual learning styles. Our approach offers a balance between child initiated play and adult led activities. We teach the children skills to enable them to be confident readers, writers and mathematicians.

Our nurturing environment and experienced team of Teachers and Key Workers support the well-being and emotional development of all children to secure happiness and enable learning to take place.

Curriculum

Our Curriculum is based around the understanding that children learn best through play and active learning. Our carefully tailored planning allows us to teach across all 7 areas of learning and development. These being:

PSED-Personal Social and Emotional Development

PD- Physical Development

CLL- Communication and Language

L- Literacy

M-Maths

UW-Understanding the world

EAD- Expressive Arts and Design

Planning

Planning in the Early Years is unique. We have a long term plan which shows the ‘Loose themes’ we will be working on throughout the year. Our planning is always planned around a high quality text.  However, it is important to note that we also follow the interests of the children. Often, the direction for our continuous provision planning can happen in the moment.  We believe that children will become more absorbed in their leaning if they are excited and engaged by the content.