In Early Years, we cultivate a love of learning for life. Our curriculum is planned to provide balanced and relevant experiences for each individual child. We are passionate about outdoor learning and problem solving. It is important that our children feel safe to be risk takers as they approach their learning challenges.

We are a free flow unit and so we are able to tackle our challenges in our preferred order, at the level we feel most comfortable. Our teachers encourage us to challenge ourselves once we have built confidence in the set tasks and so our learning is never done! Each week we have new 'Rainbow Challenges,' with activities which support our physical development, phonics, writing and mathematical skills. Our progress and work is recorded in a number of ways such as writing books, Our Learning Journeys scrap book and 'Tapestry', so our grown ups can keep updated on what we have been learning.

Early Years is extremely busy and fantastic fun. Keep up to date with us by following our blog.

The Early Years team is

  • R Kusama – Miss Williams, Mrs Dempsey and Miss Arnold
  • R Hepworth – Mrs Wise, Mrs Maule and Mrs Tortora
  • R Klee – Miss Baxter, Mrs Gilkes and Mrs Zafar

Our P.E day is Friday morning. May we remind you to ensure that all your child’s kit is clearly labelled.

Our library visit day is Thursday morning.

You will find our curriculum information further down the page!

A Special Visitor.

Early Years welcomed a very special visitor to the unit.

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Mr Hall came to talk to us about how he keeps bees.

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He showed us what the inside of a hive looks like, and taught us about the different roles of the various kinds of bees.

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Mr Hall showed us how he looks after his bees and how he collects the delicious honey.

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We even tried on a beekeeper’s costume and saw the equipment he uses, up close.

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Mr Hall answered many of our questions about bees but most of all he taught us that bees are our friends and we mustn’t be afraid of them.

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As a special treat we enjoyed some of the honey which is made locally from Mr Hall’s bees.


We feel so lucky to have met a real life beekeeper! Thank you to Mr and Mrs Hall for giving us an insight into the workings of a hive and how bees are so important to all of humankind!


Reception Curriculum

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