The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework supports an integrated approach to early learning and care. It gives all professionals a set of common principles and commitments to deliver quality early education and childcare experiences to all children from birth to 5. It provides the opportunity for learning and development to take place hand in hand by giving opportunities to develop in all 7 areas.
The E.Y.F.S. focuses on seven areas of learning, these are;
At St Mark’s CE (A) Primary School we:
We have a team of highly qualified, dedicated, professional and caring Early Years teachers and Early Years Practitioners who plan and work closely together to provide a high quality curriculum.
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old.
Under ‘End of Year Expectations for Reception’ on the Curriculum page you will find the agreed national standard for the level of learning and development expected at the end of EYFS for each Early Learning Goal (ELG) ie at the end of the Reception year (Summer Term) and before entry to Year 1. The ELGs link directly to the seven areas of learning detailed above.
For further information on our Reception Classes including current topics please see the Year Group Newsletters.