The Foundation Stage curriculum is designed specifically for pupils aged 3-5 years. It consists of 6 areas of learning. These are Personal and Social Development, Communication, Language and Literacy, Mathematical Development, Physical Development, Creative Development and Knowledge and Understanding of the World. (The skills and knowledge in these areas are developed through practical, hands on, play based learning and social interaction).
We build on previous knowledge, from home, playgroups, Nurseries, etc. and take each child’s learning and development forward by providing opportunities where every child feels valued and can succeed in an atmosphere of care and trust.
Over recent years school has actively sought to extend opportunities for learning and leisure during and beyond the school day. These activities have included Family Learning (ICT, Maths and Literacy) classes for adults, Well Being and counselling courses for parents, Rosemary Conley Classes for adults, Cheerleading for adults and for all children in school. We have many sports activities taking place, as listed under P.E., and also provide extra curricular opportunities in gardening, choir, orchestra, craft club and ICT. We try to ensure that this provision enables adults and pupils alike to have interests beyond the taught curriculum and provides opportunities for social interaction, too.