Early Years Foundation Stage

The prime areas of the early years foundation stage that we follow are:

Communication and language

  • Listening and attention
  • Understanding (the ability to follow instructions)
  • Speaking

Physical Development

  • Moving and handling (control in large and small movements)
  • Health and self-care

Personal, social and emotional development

  • Self confidence and self awareness
  • Managing feelings and behaviour
  • Making relationships

The specific areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage that we follow are:


  • Reading and writing


  • Numbers
  • Shape, space and measures

Understanding the world

  • People and communities
  • The world
  • Technology

Expressive arts and design

  • Exploring and using media and materials
  • Being Imaginative