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Foundation Stage

Children at play in sand pitIn the Foundation Stage your child will be learning skills, acquiring new knowledge and demonstrating their understanding through 7 areas of learning and development.

Children will mostly develop the 3 prime areas first. These are: 

  • Communication and language

  • Physical Development

  • Personal, social and emotional development.

 

 As children grow, the prime areas will help them to develop skills in 4 specific areas:

  • Literacy; 

  • Mathematics; 

  • Understanding the world; and 

  • Expressive arts and design.

Learning to buildThese 7 areas are used to plan your child’s learning and activities. The teachers and assistants supporting your child will make sure that the activities are suited to your child’s unique needs.

Our children learn by playing and exploring, being active, and through creative and critical thinking which takes place both indoors and outside.