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:-
PRIME AREAS

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

SPECIFIC AREAS

  • 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, please use the links below:
http://www.early-education.org.uk/publications-and-resources
http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/parents/

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)
  • follow the ‘Letter and Sounds’ government initiative to encourage phonics in preparation for early ready skills.
  • offer a 6 week ballet programme for school leaving children to learn basic ballet moves.
  • offer home learning sheets and maths bags to do at home with your child to aid learning.
  • arrange trips and visits from professionals ie. Police, firefighters