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​​In our class we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. We have fun in a safe and secure environment and learn to the best of our individual abilities. To help us do this we plan from the children's individual interests, not only ​​​​​does this allow us to focus our planning to each child's stage of development but we believe the children learn best when it is exciting and relevant to them.

All our learning in Early Years is linked to topics and ongoing child-led PLODs (Potential Lines of Development) planning. Our learning area is always emerged in exciting topic themed displays and child led interests. 

Reminders:


Reading
- Please read with your child every night and bring book bags into school every day. 

Homework is set on a Friday and due in the following Wednesday.

P.E lessons are on a Tuesday and Thursday. Please ensure P.E kits are in school on these days.

Snack money is £1.50 per week payable on a Monday please

Welcome Wednesdays; parents and carers of children are invited into class every Wednesday morning until 9:30. Please come along, spend time with the children and find out what we have been learning about.

Pupil Progress Meetings As the term progresses we will arrange an appointment with you to discuss your child's progress.

Key dates this half term:
    4th May Reception/Year 1 Class Assembly

    7th May ​Bank Holiday (school closed) 

    25th May ​Break up for half term holiday 


    Parent Information:

    What to expect, when? 
    Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the EYFS​​

     
    Early Years Framework-  ​Here

    Early Years Outcomes
    Here

    Early Learning Goals - 
    The levels of progress children should have attained by the end of the EYFS, is defined by the Early Learning Goals. Click HERE ​to download the Early Learning Goals.

    Development Matters in the Early Years - Here
     
    We believe effective learning in the Early Years is the result of a balance between:

     adult-led learning: this is led and managed by the adult and is typically planned to meet the specific learning needs of the child(ren)
    adult-guided learning: this is where adults might support a child by guiding them (for example, by questioning and prompting, or by providing specific resources in an area of the classroom) and the child(ren) can independently practice​ or explore
    child-initiated learning: this is when the child chooses where to go and what to do in the learning environment – it might look like play, but a lot of incidental learning can happen

    ​​ Termly Topic: Around the World


    ​​​This term EYFS will be exploring the different countries and cultures from around the world including London, Bristish culture and values.

    Nursery Summer Medium Term Plan.docx
    Reception Summer Medium Term Plan.docx
    Homework QuestOur homework quest this half term is to create your own famous building from around the world.

    ​Homework Quests are due Wednesday 23rd May 2018

    Here are some of the books we will be using to explore our topic:

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