Learning Through Play

Early Years Foundation Stage

We follow a broad and balanced curriculum in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), through adult-led and child-initiated activities. Below are the areas of learning covered by the EYFS and some of our day-to-day activities which help your child's development.

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Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Role play, group discussions and circle time, sharing equipment, making friends and social occasions like snack time.

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Communication and Language

Sharing books & stories, discussion in groups, and one to one, singing and music.

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Physical Development

Action rhymes, climbing, dancing, using toys and equipment, riding bikes, and health and hygiene.

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Literacy

Reading, drawing, writing, name recognition and letter sounds.

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Mathematics

Puzzles, counting rhymes, number games, construction and playing with 2D and 3D shapes.

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Understanding the World

Books, discussion, small world play, ICT, festivals and celebrations.

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Expressive Arts & Design

Painting, drawing, gluing, play dough, role play and musical instruments.

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...and much more!

These are only a few examples of the activities in which the children learn through play!

 

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