From 1st SeptemberOfsted introduced 3 new inspection documents: Read more info For childminders and early years providers, teaching British values will probably encompass 2 different parts of the curriculum: The intention of this new legislation, linked to the Prevent duty for England and Wales, is that all children including the very young are protected from being radicalised at an early age.
Each class has one teacher and one Learning Support Practitioner. We use the terms beginning, developing, secure to define where children are within each level of development. We use scholarpack to track progress and attainment every half term.
Including the baseline, we input data seven times across the year to ensure outstanding progress is being made. We have high expectations and aim to get children to an expected level by the end of the year. We have a robust phonics and maths program to ensure children are making outstanding progress.
We aim to stretch and challenge all children, including those who have a higher starting point, to ensure that all achieve their highest potential. Busy Fingers In the session, there are three focused activities.
The other sessions vary from phonics games, handwriting, letter formation, free reading and using the iPad. These lessons will involve identifying, reading and writing the sounds in words and in complex sentences. Support and challenge is given during input and during the afternoons in interventions.
Supported activities linked to a themed story inspires and gives children opportunities to learn through play within an enriched environment. Maths In Maths we focus on one theme for the week e.
Problem solving is embedded throughout the week to ensure children are meeting their full potential. Topic We offer children a broad and balanced curriculum with opportunities for children to choose from a range of activities and learn independently.
Other areas of learning Each class will engage in one session a week of: Each child also has a Learning Journal showing a narrative of their learning through child initiated play, photos, next steps and comments linked to the characteristics of learning.
To create the Learning Journal we used an app called Tapetry. Communication and language Listening and attention: They listen to stories, accurately anticipating key events and respond to what they hear with relevant comments, questions or actions.
They give their attention to what others say and respond appropriately, while engaged in another activity. They use past, present and future forms accurately when talking about events that have happened or are to happen in the future.
They develop their own narratives and explanations by connecting ideas or events. Physical development Moving and handling: They move confidently in a range of ways, safely negotiating space.
They handle equipment and tools effectively, including pencils for writing. They manage their own basic hygiene and personal needs successfully, including dressing and going to the toilet independently.
Personal, social and emotional development Self-confidence and self-awareness: They are confident to speak in a familiar group, will talk about their ideas, and will choose the resources they need for their chosen activities.
Managing feelings and behaviour: They work as part of a group or class, and understand and follow the rules. They adjust their behaviour to different situations, and take changes of routine in their stride. They use phonic knowledge to decode regular words and read them aloud accurately.
They also read some common irregular words. They demonstrate understanding when talking with others about what they have read. They also write some irregular common words. They write simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others.Writing and reading are part of every aspect of your child’s life and while children do lots of literacy based activities at school (e.g.
writing, reading, handwriting, phonics), there are lots of ways that you can support your child at home. The writers of the three best stories will each receive a free place at a Talk for Writing conference of their choice and the overall winner will receive a free conference place and free copies of both the Talk for Writing Across the Curriculum and Talk for Writing in the Early Years books.
ntroductionntroduction 2 Effective leadership and management in the EYFS Leadership in early years is not an easy role. Often, individuals find themselves in the job with little training and support.
EYFS Curriculum. In Reception (Early Years) we follow the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage and Development Matters.
The curriculum for Early Years is organised into 7 . Welcome to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), which is how the Government and early years professionals describe the time in your child’s life between birth and age 5.
This is a very important stage as it helps your child get ready for school as well as preparing them for . The Early Years Foundation Stage pupils have their own outdoor area with sand or water, climbing equipment, bikes, writing opportunities, mud kitchen, construction and role play.