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The Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage begins when a child is three and continues in reception class. In our last Ofsted inspection (May 2017) the Early Years provision was rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted. 

"Teachers have a good knowledge of what children need to learn and provide rich experiences which motivate children"
-OFSTED report 2015

There are 3 Prime Areas

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Making relationships
Self-confidence and self awareness
managing feelings and behaviour

Communication and Language

Listening and attention
Understanding
Speaking

Physical Development

Moving and Handling
Health and self-care

There are also 4 Specific Areas

 

Literacy

Reading
Writing

Mathematics

Numbers
Shape, space and measures

Understand the World

People and communities
The world
Technology

Expressive Arts and Design

Exploring and using media and materials
Being imaginative

The progress children make in the Foundation Stage is recorded in the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile and is built upon when they enter Year 1