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Curriculum Statement     

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is the statutory framework that all early years settings must meet to ensure that children learn and develop well. In school this refers to Rabbits Class.

It promotes teaching and learning to ensure children are ready for school and gives children the broad range of knowledge and skills that provide the right foundation for good future progress through school and life.

The revised framework for the EYFS has been implemented from 1 September 2012.

The framework can be found here

Early Years Foundation Stage

We teach this framework through topics that excite the children; we gather their ideas through mind-mapping and plan according to their needs and interests. Topics that we taught last year included We're Going On A Bear Hunt, Up In The Air and All Creatures Great & Small.

The Curriculum for Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) in all maintained schools has been reviewed by the present government. We are now implementing the New Curriculum for Years One and Year Two. We have discreet subject teaching in English, Maths and Religious Education, and other subjects are taught through topics.

Subjects covered within the curriculum are: English; Mathematics; Science; ICT; History; Geography; Music; Physical Education; Art and Design; Design Technology and Religious Education.

The new framework can be found here

The National Curriculum

Within each subject there are a range of skills and information to be taught, as well as teaching the application of basic skills in English and Maths through other subjects, i.e. reading in all subjects, measuring and recording methods in Science etc. At the beginning of each new topic we gather the children’s ideas through mind mapping and plan our teaching according to their interests and gaps in knowledge and understanding.

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