We believe that the first years in a child’s life are very important and we seek to develop a child’s potential at Dovecot Primary School through a stimulating, multi-sensory, broad and balanced curriculum in a secure, caring and creative environment.
We foster strong partnerships with parents, as we believe good links with home have a powerful influence on the child’s development. We know that children feel more confident and positive about their learning when parents and teachers work together, in an atmosphere of mutual respect and co-operation. We look forward to developing this partnership with you and trust you will feel happy to communicate with us about your child at any time; please contact us directly at school.
The Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum has seven areas of learning and development. These are all related to each other; however they are divided into Prime and Specific Areas.
In addition the EYFS curriculum places importance on the way in which children learn, this is referred to as the characteristics of learning: