The learning and development opportunities we offer are committed to the themes and principles within the reformed EYFS framework effective from September and now consist of three prime areas and four specific areas.
We believe in providing a nurturing environment which will enable each children to feel content, secure and confident to allow them to achieve their full potential.
We are committed to giving children opportunities learn both indoors and outdoors through free-flow access, encouraging independent choices with regard to their learning.
For more information on the EYFS framework, please click here: This enables progress to be followed closely and for Parents and Children to reflect upon their achievements together.
Parents are also able to reply to our comments as well as adding their own observations, news and photographs from home. All information is stored on a highly secure server, which is monitored closely. Transition arrangements We have two pre-school settings on our site.
Priory Park Playgroup is now managed by the school. The other setting is managed by a private company, however we work closely with both of these settings to support transition for children who move to our Reception classes.
We invite children from the Playgroup and Pre school to events such as our Christmas play to allow them to become familiar with some of the children who are in the current Reception year. All children who will be joining our school in September will be visited at their current pre-schools during the Summer term.
They are also invited to come into school to enjoy a school lunch with the Parents, as well as having time to play in their classrooms to begin to become familiar with the environment.
Forest School Our children are lucky enough to attend Forest school on a weekly basis over the course of the academic year.
Children are asked to wear long sleeves and trousers on their Forest school days where they have opportunities to build dens, hunt for bugs as well as pond dipping.
Parents, Carers and Grandparents We invite Parents, Carers and Grandparents with any free time to come in to help in school. We encourage Parents to come along with us to enjoy these experiences with the children.
What to Expect When Outdoor area We have a fantastic area of our own for the children to explore outside.
Children are asked to keep a pair of welly boots and a coat at school to allow them to learn in the outdoor area in all weathers, This is an area that the children have free-flow assess to when they are not completing whole class or group work inside their own classroom.
We have activities set up for the children that cover all of the Early Years curriculum such as building using a wide range of materials as well as using bikes and scooters. Our School Day 8. After their fifth birthday, parents can pay for milk or children can enjoy water in their very own cup.
We bring the children back together at this point in the day to have a drink and discuss what they have been learning during the morning. Adults will continue to work with children in group focus activities.
Children then enjoy playing in the playground with children from across the school whilst being supervised by our wonderful team of midday supervisors. Children learn letters sounds as well as key words in addition to reading sentences.
Throughout the day, practitioners will also work with individual and small groups to work on specific needs of the children such as practicing letter sounds or developing fine motor control. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Reception Team.Our range of EYFS & KS1 lesson plans and lesson planning resources.
Featuring hundreds of themed lesson idea sheets giving you advice on how to plan amazing topic lessons, full lesson plans complete with related resources in our planning packs and lesson plan templates, helping you to build your lessons around our amazing resources!
The EYFS Framework exists to support all professionals working in the EYFS to help your child, and was developed with a number of early years experts and parents. In September the framework was revised to make it clearer and. Early Years Learning and Development Literature Review Research Report DCSF-RR The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework, published in March and often in early years settings, e.g., planned play activities related to a story shared by the whole group. Another overlap relates to the EYFS domain ‘Creative Development’. The Scottish Early Years Framework. Obstacles on the path. Barriers to learning outdoors. Thinking, learning, playing 15+ Christmas Outdoor Activities for Early Years and Primary 1 November How to enjoy an outdoor festive time Making environmental print meaningful at Stramash Outdoor Nurseries. Reading, writing and maths on a post!
These are now linked in with the statuary framework for the early year’s foundation stages it is there for ‘setting the standards for learning, development and care for children birth to five’. (Education, ) We use the EYFS as a base for tracking a child’s development through play and various other activities.
Outdoor literacy ideas EYFS preschool. Collection by Kirstine Beeley. Eyfs Outdoor Area Outdoor Play Outdoor Areas Outdoor Learning Outdoor Activities Writing Area Tuff Spot Early Years Classroom Foundation Stage.
Foundation Stage Two Find this Pin and more on Outdoor literacy ideas EYFS preschool by Kirstine Beeley. This fantastic resource includes ideas for lessons, as well as indoor and outdoor enhancements, for a Bonfire Night and Fireworks theme. It also covers each of the seven areas of the EYFS curriculum!
Super time saving; it also has relevant resources included. Early Years Foundation Stage activities that can be carried out before, during or after a school visit. Activities: Outdoor play - pretend wheeled toys are farm vehicles, make a farmyard route for tractors to drive around.
Structured writing - using word cards with pictures or a sentence maker. With the introduction of the revised Early Years Foundation Stage document and as a teacher new to the Reception class, I felt that this was an ideal opportunity to develop the outdoor learning provision in the Foundation Stage.