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Curriculum Coverage - what we learn

The Early Years curriculum is being revised and becomes statutory for all early years providers in September 2021. At Shirehampton Primary School we are 'Early Adopters'. This means we are one of 2,800 schools trialing the revised curriculum this year. 

Click here to access The Revised Curriculum

The Reception handbook which maps out the curriculum that will be delivered to each child can be found here.

The Curriculum

The EYFS compromises:

1. PRIME AREAS OF LEARNING:

Communication and Language

Physical Development

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

 

2. SPECIFIC AREAS OF LEARNING:

Literacy

Mathematics

Understanding the World

Expressive Arts and Design

 

3. THE CHARACTERISTICS OF LEARNING:

The Characteristics of Effective Learning are interconnected with the ‘Prime’ and ‘Specific’ areas of the EYFS curriculum. These are key areas underpinned in our environment and practise as they detail how children learn.

 

Playing and Exploring- engagement

Finding out and exploring                          

Playing with what they know

Be willing to ‘have a go’

Active Learning- motivation

Being involved and concentrating

Keeping on 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