The Curriculum and Extra Activities

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, which is broken down into three prime areas and four specific areas of development. These are:-

  • Personal Social and Emotional
  • Physical Development
  • Communication and Language


  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

We follow a learning through play approach with child and adult led activities using a very wide range of toys and resources.

For further information about play based learning, please use the links below:

In addition we

  • monitor the childrens speech and language development to assess whether the child is at the correct speech and language level for his/her age.
  • offer 6 week Forest School programme for school leaving children (more details in our prospectus)
  • encourage phonics in preparation for early ready skills.
  • offer home learning sheets and maths bags to do at home with your child to aid learning.
  • arrange visits from outside companies (mobile farm, scientist, story telling), and professionals ie. Police, firefighters