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The Foundation stage curriculum is organised into seven areas of learning.  These seven areas are as follows: –

  1. Personal, Social and Emotional Development.
  2. Communication, Language and Literacy
  3. Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy
  4. Knowledge and understanding of the World
  5. Science and Technological development
  6. Physical Development
  7. Creative development

1. Personal and Social development is about:

1. Personal and Social development is about:

The child’s own wellbeing and to encourage the following:
• Co-operation
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• Forming Relationships
• Assertiveness
• Learning to share

 

 

2. Communication- Language and Literacy

2. Communication- Language and Literacy

We aim to give the children an interest in books, stories, rhymes, poems and music. We encourage the children to help adults write signs, posters, and their names to give them the confidence to eventually produce their own writings themselves.

• Stories
• Writing
• Talking713
• Communication
• Reasoning
• Nursery Rhymes
• Poetry
• Reading

 

3. Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy.

3. Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy.

We aim to give the children an experience of experimenting with numbers for future learning.
• Counting
• Sorting
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• Shape
• Matching
• Geometry
• Ordering
• Comparing
• Problem solving
• Classifying
• Measurement and weighing

4. Knowledge and understanding of the World is about:

4. Knowledge and understanding of the World is about:

Assisting the children to make sense of the world and develop their natural curiosity. Toy sale for cancer charity
• Valuing individuals and their groups.
• Showing curiosity and interest by exploring our surrounding
• Showing interest in why things work and how
• Having an awareness of families, friends, and our selves

 

5. Science and Technological Development is about:

5. Science and Technological Development is about:

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• Investigating
• Observing
• Testing
• Analysing
• Predicting
• Designing
• Movement
• Forces
• Energy
• Properties of material

6. Physical Development is about:

6. Physical Development is about:

The followings help the children gain confidence in what they can do and enable them to feel the positive benefits of being healthy and active.
• Spatial awareness
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• Body awareness
• Co-ordination
• Agility
• Manipulation

7. Creative Development is about:

7. Creative Development is about:

Creativity is fundamental to successful learning. Being creative enables children to make connections between one area of learning and another, and so extend their understanding this area of learning includes art, music, dance, role-play and imaginative play cookery fun
• Selecting materials
• Awareness of colour and design
• Experimenting
• Creating
• Interpretation
• Cooking
• Role play

Our children have a weekly timetable, which incorporates all of the above.