In the Early Years we follow the 'Development Matters' curriculum where children are supported to learn through play.
Please visit this website to see a parent friendly version and find out "what to expect, when":
Autumn 1: All about me
Home visits, settling in, learning routines, sharing familiar rhymes and stories.
Autumn 2: Lets Celebrate!
Sharing stories and photographs of celebrations - Weddings, birthdays, Eid, Diwali, Christmas.
Inviting parents in to share their traditions - Birthday parties, Brazilian carnival, Wedding clothes, mendhi and house decorations.
Making celebration cookies.
Children bringing a toy from home to 'show and share'.
Christmas party, visit from Santa.
Parent workshop: Nurturing Positive Learning Behaviours
Spring 1: Fantastic Food
Sharing food related stories - 'Handa's surprise', 'Lima's Red Hot Chilli', 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' and 'Supertato'.
Having opportunities to prepare and taste food - using knives to chop and spread, making jam sandwiches, tasting different fruits and vegetables.
Becoming a detective by solving the 'Evil Pea's' crime scene.
Visiting the local shops.
Parent workshop: Early Maths... Make it Count!