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RECEPTION - Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum

The Foundation Stage is for three-five year-olds.  The curriculum is organised into seven areas of learning.

The PRIME areas are:

Communication and language development involves giving children opportunities to experience a rich language environment; to develop their confidence and skills in expressing themselves; and to speak and listen in a range of situations.

Physical development involves providing opportunities for young children to be active and interactive, and to develop their co-ordination, control, and movement. Children must also be helped to understand the importance of physical activity, and to make healthy choices in relation to food.

Personal, social and emotional development involves helping children to develop a positive sense of themselves, and others; to form positive relationships and develop respect for others; to develop social skills and learn how to manage their feelings; to understand appropriate behaviour in groups; and to have confidence in their own abilities.

 

The SPECIFIC areas are:

Literacy development involves encouraging children to link sounds and letters and to begin to read and write. Children must be given access to a wide range of reading materials (books, poems, and other written materials) to ignite their interest.

Mathematics involves providing children with opportunities to develop and improve their skills in counting, understanding and using numbers and in calculating simple addition and subtraction problems; and to describe shapes, spaces, and measures.

Understanding the world involves guiding children to make sense of their physical world and their community through opportunities to explore, observe and find out about people, places, technology and the environment.

Expressive arts and design involves enabling children to explore and play with a wide range of media and materials, as well as providing opportunities and encouragement for sharing their thoughts, ideas and feelings through a variety of activities. 

 

KEY STAGE 1 CURRICULUM 

Here are the links to our Year 1 and Year 2 Curriculum Maps. Please click on the links below to view or download.

Year 1

  • Term 1 Curriculum Map
  • Term 1 Overview

 Year 2

  • Term 1 Curriculum Map
  • Term 1 Overview

 

KEY STAGE 2 CURRICULUM 

Here are the links to our Year 3 Curriculum Map. Please click on the links below to view or download.

Year 3

  • Term 1 Curriculum Map
  • Term 1 Overview