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Curriculum Coverage - what we learn

Early Years Foundation Stage

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.

 

Characteristics of Effective Learning

Playing and exploring - engagement 

Find out and exploring 

Playing with what they know

Be willing to 'have a go'

Active Learning - motivation 

Being involved and concentrating 

Keep 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

 

The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework

The early years curriculum has recently been revised (September 2021). At Shirehampton Primary School we were an 'Early Adopter'. This means we were one of 2.800 schools trialling the revised framework last year.

EYFS Framework

Curriculum Handbook

The curriculum handbook maps out our curriculum for the children across all areas of development, and progression through the Nursery.

Nursery Curriculum Handbook

Timetables 

Our timetables outlines what learning takes place when. In the EYFS there is a combination of purposeful play, and adult-led sessions.  

Nursery Timetable Under 3's Timetable