Foundation Stage- Reception 2021 - 2022
Welcome to Reception
Mrs Stone and Mrs Robinson – Class Teachers.
Mrs Cliffe - Teaching Assistant.
At St Oswald’s school we build on what our children already know and can do. Each individual child comes into school at different starting points and we aim to provide a stimulating environment to help all children develop and grow into lifelong learners. We build our curriculum around the children’s interests and provide opportunities for learning indoors and outdoors.
Teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage is based on securing progress towards Early Learning Goals, which indicate what is expected of most children by the end of the foundation stage. These goals are contained within the following areas of learning and development:-
Three Prime Areas
- Personal, Social and Emotional Development
- Physical Development
- Communication and Language
Four Specific Areas
- Understanding of the World
- Expressive Arts and Design
In addition there is a focus on the characteristics of Effective Learning which are:
- Playing and Exploring
- Active Learning
- Creating and Thinking Critically
We are so excited for you to be at our school. We have lots of exciting things happening in our foundation stage and when you join us, you too will experience the ever changing classroom, the visits, the visitors and much, much more…
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