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 Van Gogh – Miss Paine and Mrs Beirne
- R Hepworth – Mrs Wise and Miss Gill
- R Kandinsky – Miss Baxter and Mrs Champelovier
We are lucky to be supported by our HLTA, Mrs Burrows.
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!
Our First P.E lesson.
- Published: Sunday, 07 October 2018 23:16
- Written by Reception Class
On Friday the Early Years children experienced their first P.E lesson.
First we discussed the ‘Steps to Success’ as a class so that everyone understood the expectations. Next we found a space to get ready and undressed ourselves, taking care not to spread our belongings out too much. We made sure to put our uniform in the bag so that it didn’t get mixed up with our friends‘ clothes. Once we were ready, we lined up to go outside. We practiced walking safely in a line, keeping our places as we walked across the field.
After some stretching to make sure our bodies were warmed up, we practiced our listening skills by following our teachers’ instructions and experimented with different ways of moving such as running, jumping, skipping, hopping and galloping. We practiced balancing on one leg at a time and did our best to control any wobbles!
It was lovely to experience the open space of the field in the fresh air. After a very busy first week of full time school days, we are sure the children slept well that evening!
We can’t wait for our next P.E lesson!
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