Pupils from Reception age to Year 2 are based in mixed age classes in the main part of the school. Classes are mainly needs led and the balance of curriculum delivery is adapted according to pupil needs.
All pupils follow a curriculum based on the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum with elements of the Key Stage 1 National Curriculum where deemed appropriate to individual pupil needs.
There are seven areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which are as follows:
These are delivered through a topic base approach which allows for a balance of teacher led activities and child initiated activities (learning through play).
Play is important; it provides a safe, secure environment for young children to experiment with new ideas and skills. Your child will be making new discoveries everyday without even knowing it whether this is with or without support.