Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

A Parents Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Children develop quickly in the early years and a child’s experiences between birth and five years have a major impact on their future life chances. The House of Colours Nursery team is committed to setting the standards for “Learning and Development” “Assessment” and “Child Protection” for children from birth to four years plus. There are 7 areas of Learning and Development with 17 goals, all areas are important and interconnected. 3 areas are particularly crucial for children’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning and for building their capacity to learn, form relationships and develop. These 3 areas are the PRIME AREAS. Child care providers must also support in 4 SPECIFIC AREAS to strengthen the 3 PRIME AREAS.

 

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT : 17 GOALS

3 PRIME AREAS

PERSONAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL

1. Self confidence and  Self awareness

2. Managing Feelings and  Behaviour

3. Making Relationships

1 Drinking and Eating- sharing together 2 Personal Hygiene 3 Play Dough - cooperative play 4 Role Play - learning to  dress and undress 5 Sand Play 6 Bus Outings -Learning apprropriate behavior
Drinking and Eating- sharing together

 

COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE

4. Listening and Attention

5. Understanding

6. Speaking

13 Special Events - International Day 14 Interest Tables - links between home and Nursery extending the childrens vocabulary 15 Role Play - home corner tea time 16 Circle Time - develops confidence in speaking 17 Puppets - responding to action songs 18 Mirrors - encourages communication
Special Events - International Day

 

 

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

7.  Moving and Handling

8. Health and Self Care

1 Drinking and Eating- sharing together 2 Personal Hygiene 3 Play Dough - cooperative play 4 Role Play - learning to  dress and undress 5 Sand Play 6 Bus Outings -Learning apprropriate behavior
Drinking and Eating- sharing together
4 SPECIFIC AREAS
LITERACY

9. Reading

10. Writing

1 Book Corner - help understand information 2 Labels - Identify own work and tidy the equipment 3 Mark Making materials - chalks, crayons, paints, tencils, clipboard 4 Small Play - doll house, small people 5 Role Play - hairdresser topic, opportunities to talk and understand the written language 6 Jolly phonics -letter sounds
Book Corner - help understand information

 

MATHEMATICS

11. Numbers

12. Shapes, Space and Measure

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UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD

13. People and Communities

14. The World

15. Technology

13 Woodwork - choices and decesion making 14 Mini Beasts - simple sceince growth from Egg to Catterpillar to Butterfly 15 Telephones- information technology 16 Magnifying Glass - difference and changes 17 Living and growing seeds to flowers 18 Cooking -gives opportunities to taste food from other countries
Woodwork - choices and decision making

EXPRESSIVE ARTS DESIGN

16. Exploring and Using Media and Materials

17. Being Imaginative

19  Painting, Collages, Shaving Foam - exploring creativity, sensory experiences which  enables expression 20 Story Telling - Learning to express feelings and enjoy responses (1) 21 Role Play - Fireman and Policeman 22 Treasure Basket - exploring natural objects through  the senses 23 Water- materials which can be manipulated without creating an end product 24 Cardboard boxes - using imagination as a car or a bed
Painting, Collages, Shaving Foam - exploring creativity, sensory experiences which enables expression

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