Autumn term learning review meetings
We would like to share some information on how our autumn term learning review meetings are going to work whilst we are unable to hold our usual face to face review meetings. We still value the importance of communicating with families about their children’s learning and progress at Nursery so we will do our best to communicate with you as much as we can.
Our Nursery Crew are currently completing your children’s Early Years Foundation Stage reports or ‘best fit summaries’ which will give you an indicator as to your child’s current learning and development stage. These will be available for you to see on Tapestry from w/c Monday 19th October. You will also be issued with a paper copy of this report, along with a form for you to fill in and return to help share your view of your child’s learning and development at home.
We understand that some families may have additional questions or there may be areas that parents/carers would like to discuss further with a key person. If you would like to request this at any time, or after the reports have been issued, please do call or email us and we will be happy to arrange this during the slots below.
Your child’s key person may also choose to initiate further contact with parents/carers if they would like to discuss any areas of a child’s learning and development.
As always, we strive to communicate the best way we possibly can to help your Little Learners learn, achieve and grow. If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to call or email us at any time.
|Discoverers||Telephone consultation date||Time|
|Bridget||Tuesday 20th October||9.00am – 10.00am|
|Sarah||Tuesday 20th October||10.00am – 10.30am|
|Lydia||Tuesday 20th October||10.30am – 11.30am|
|Katie||Thursday 22nd October||9.00am – 10.00am|
|Megan||Thursday 22nd October||10.00am – 10.30am|
|Explorers and Adventurers||Telephone consultation date||Time|
|Cam||Wednesday 21st October||9.00am – 10.00am|
|Sam||Wednesday 21st October||10.00am – 11.00am|
|Lottie||Wednesday 21st October||11.00am – 11.30am|
|Abby||Friday 23rd October||9.00am – 10.00am|
|Amy||Friday 23rd October||10.00am – 11.00am|
|Beth||Friday 23rd October||1.15pm – 2.15pm|
Early Years Foundation Stage
Our dedicated and experienced Nursery Crew strive to create a happy, safe and caring environment in which the young mind will flourish under our specialist guidance. We aim to encourage a love for learning from an early age by offering a broad, balanced and stimulating curriculum through which our pupils enjoy a range of rich learning experiences that are not only fun but challenging and engaging for all. We carefully select local providers to enhance our provision throughout the year to ensure our Little Learners are provided with broad, balanced and exciting learning experiences. These include Forest School with Play Wild, Talking Tots and physical activities such as Stretch and Grow, football coaching and gymnastics.
The ‘4Children, what to expect when’ document gives parents an insight into their child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage. The purpose of the booklet is to help you as a parent/carer find out more about how your child is learning and developing during their first five years, in relation to the EYFS. Children develop more rapidly during the first five years of their lives than at any other time. This booklet has been written to help you as a parent know what to expect during these vitally important years by focusing on the seven areas of learning and development which are covered in the EYFS.
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is at the heart of everything we do. The EYFS framework has a flexible structure and supports children’s individual developmental learning. The framework builds on all aspects of children’s development.
There are four themes that underpin the guidance:
- A Unique Child
- Positive Relationships
- Enabling Environments
- Learning and Development
There are three characteristics of effective learning:
- Playing and Exploring (engagement)
- Active Learning (motivation)
- Creating and Thinking Critically (thinking)
These characteristics support children’s learning across all areas of their development:
Personal, Social and Emotional Development:
- Making Relationships
- Self-confidence & self-awareness
- Managing feelings and behaviour
Communication and Language:
- Listening and attention
- Moving and handling
- Health and self-care
- Shape, space and measure
Understanding the world:
- People and communities
- The world
Expressive Arts and Design:
- Exploring and using media and materials
- Being imaginative
Curriculum Map - September - December 2020
Little Learners Curriculum Map – September – December 2020
Little Learners Curriculum Map - September - December 2020