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Foundation Stage Curriculum

Early Years Foundation Stage
We plan for children’s learning and progress through the Early Years Foundation Stage, observations and assessments are used to help us plan for each individual child needs, we also use children’s interests and the information we receive from parents and carers to inform our planning and to keep each child’s Learning Journey up to date.

Characteristics of Effective Learning

Playing & Exploring (Engagement): Finding out and exploring, playing with what they, being willing to have a go.
Active learning (motivation): Being involved and concentrating, keep trying, enjoy achieving what they set out to do.
Creating and thinking critically (thinking): Having their own ideas, making links, choosing ways to do things.
Prime Areas

Communication and Language

Listening & Attention: Children listen attentively in a range of situations.

 Understanding: Children follow instructions involving several ideas or actions.

Speaking: Children express themselves effectively, showing awareness of the listeners needs.

Physical Development

Moving & Handling: Children show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements.

Health & Self Care: Children know the importance for good health of physical exercise, and a healthy diet, and talk about ways to keep healthy and safe.