Foundation Stage

In the Foundation stage we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Curriculum. Within the Early Years Framework there are seven areas of learning and development, three prime areas and four specific areas:

Three Prime Areas

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

Four Specific Areas

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

Children learn and develop through an engaging mix of play based activities, both indoors and outdoors. We aim to build their confidence through play as they learn to explore, to think about problems, and relate to others.

Children develop their reading and writing skills through phonics teaching using the Letters and Sounds programme, which is enhanced with the Jolly Phonics scheme.

Staff who currently have been trained in Paediatric First Aid are Mrs Lawfull and Mrs Marr.