Children in Nursery follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS).
The EYFS Curriculum has seven main areas of learning – 3 Prime areas and 4 Specific areas.
The Prime Areas feed into the Specific Areas. Children must develop well in all three prime areas to enable them to achieve highly in the Specific Areas.
Each day we will provide experiences for your child to develop and make firm foundations in the Prime Areas.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Sharing, taking turns, talking through disagreements. Having a positive attitude, talking about feelings and showing empathy.
Communication and Language
Talking, listening, hearing and making different sound. Using correct tenses, answering in full sentences and pronouncing sounds in words.
Self-care; going to the toilet, washing hands and catching coughs and sneezes. Gross motor skills; walking, jumping, running and balancing. Fine motor; pinching, rolling, holding, clapping and hand-eye co-ordination.
Literacy (Reading and Writing)
Understanding the world
Expressive Arts and Design.
Your child will access a fun and inspiring curriculum based on their interests and needs. We focus on the Prime and Specific areas as well as nurturing the Characteristics of Effective Learning.
Characteristics of Effective Learning
Playing and Exploring (Engagement)
Active Learning (Motivation)
Creating and Thinking Critically (Thinking)