Welcome to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which includes Ladybird (Nursery) Class and Mole (Reception) Class.

Our Early Years Vision:

We aim to enable all children to reach their full potential, embrace Christian values and prepare themselves to be learners for life.

In Early Years Foundation Stage this means we put children at the centre of all that we do by:

Providing a challenging, creative and inspiring Curriculum which sparks a love for learning

Ensuring everyone feels Happy, safe and secure

Teaching Independence

Valuing indoor and outdoor Learning equally

Developing social skills and risk taking

Building positive Relationships between staff, key workers, children and families

Focusing on child-centred, Enquiry based learning which promotes awe and wonder

Nurturing self -confidence and celebrating successes

The Early Years Foundation Stage consists of seven 7 areas of learning and development.

EYFS Areas of Learning and Development

Prime Areas
Personal, Social and Emotional   Development

Self-confidence and Self-awareness

Managing Feelings and Behaviour

Making Relationships

Communication and Language

Listening and Attention

Understanding

Speaking

Physical Development

Moving and Handling

Health and Self-care

Specific Areas
Literacy

Reading

Writing

Maths

Numbers

Shape, Space and Measures

Understanding the World

People and Communities

The World

Technology

Expressive Arts and Design

Exploring and Using Media and   Materials

Being Imaginative

Each area of learning and development will be implemented through planned, purposeful play and through a mix of adult-led and child-initiated activity. Play is essential for children’s development, building their confidence as they learn to explore, to think about problems, and relate to others.

In planning and guiding children’s activities, Foundation Stage staff will reflect on the different ways that children learn.  Three characteristics of effective learning are:

  • 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.

Please see our policies page for copies of our Early Years policies (including Personal Care, Foundation Stage and Transition)

To find out information about the EYFS Statutory Framework, use the link below:

http://www.education.gov.uk/aboutdfe/statutory/g00213120/eyfs-statutory-framework


You can access the class pages for the Early Years Foundation Stage using the links below.

| Ladybirds Class | Mole Class |

 

 

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Upcoming Events
  • 26 May 2017 – Term 5 ends @ 3:15pm
  • 5 June 2017 – INSET DAY
  • 6 June 2017 – Term 6 starts @ 8:45am
  • 9 June 2017 – Year 5 Enrichment Day @ Burford School
  • 12 June 2017 – Year 1 Phonics Screening Week
  • 16 June 2017 – Year 5 Enrichment Day @ Burford School
  • 3 July 2017 – Carterton CC Enrichment (Yr TBC)
  • 4 July 2017 – Carterton CC Enrichment (Yr TBC)
  • 5 July 2017 – Carterton CC Enrichment (Yr TBC)
  • 6 July 2017 – Carterton CC Yr6 Induction Day
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