Curriculum

We aim to support each child to develop their full potential, working at their own individual pace. The keyperson system enables us to plan a curriculum tailored to the needs and interests of each individual child. Our curriculum covers the seven main areas of the early learning goals and education programme as set out in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework, by making full use of our indoor and outdoor facilities.
Personal, Social and Emotional
Development

Making relationships;
Self-confidence and self-awareness;
Managing feelings and behaviour.

Literacy

Reading;
Writing.

Physical Development

Moving and handling;
Health and self-care.

Expressive Arts and Design

Exploring and using media and materials;

Being imaginative.

Mathematics

Numbers;

Shape, space and measure.

Communication and Language

Listening and attention;
Understanding;
Speaking.

Understanding the World

People and communities;

The world;
Technology.

Playing and exploring – engagement

 

Finding out and exploring;
Playing with what they know;
Being willing to ‘have a go’.

Active learning – motivation

 

Being involved and concentrating;
Keeping trying;
Enjoying achieving what they set out to do;

Creating and thinking critically – thinking

 

Having their own ideas;
Making links;
Choosing ways to do things.