Early Years and Foundation Stage (EYFS)
The exciting journey of learning begins within our wonderful Nursery and continues right up to Year 6. Every child, no matter what stage of the learning journey they find themselves on, is valued as an individual, encouraged, and appropriately challenged. Our ultimate aim is to give all children the opportunity to achieve the very best they can, within a culture that encourages ambition. This is achieved through the dedication of our highly skilled, qualified and caring staff.
The Early Years Foundation stage (EYFS) covers the first two years of Nursery and Reception. Children within the Early Years are encouraged to explore and learn through play based activities. These activities, such as jigsaws, threading beads, matching games, recognition of their name and letters, songs, rhymes and stories provide the vital building blocks for formal learning.Systematic phonics within Early Years and Key Stage One is supported by the Read, Write, Inc (Phonic) programme, alongside exciting on-line software and a range of reading books.
Outdoor learning takes place all day using our outdoor classroom to English and Mathematics as well as weekly forest school. Parents have access to their children’s interactive learning diaries and are kept informed of their child’s learning on a daily basis through emails. It is important that through the Early Years we build on the knowledge and skills that the children have, providing them with both indoor and outdoor opportunities. We ensure that learning matches needs and most importantly provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment.
Head of School (Primary)
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