The EYFS outlines four key principles, which underpins all planning. These are:
Characteristics of Effective Teaching and Learning
When planning and guiding children’s activities, we observe different ways that children learn and reflect these in our practice. Three characteristics of effective teaching and learning are:
This is the Reception classroom. These photos are from the first weeks of September and, as is the nature of Early Years, the learning areas grow and evolve with each class to suit their needs. Because of this the areas will often look very different at different parts of the year. We also have our creative and fine motor areas, and share a space with Nursery (as the EYFS unit) with access to sand and water, as well as a large outdoor area. Please take a look at our half termly photo slideshows to see more of the classroom set up and provision in action.
Read Write Inc (RWI) - Phonics