Early Years

Welcome to our Early Years Class, Starlings, which we share this year with Year 1 children.

In Reception, we follow the guidelines and objectives set out in the Early Years Curriculum. These cover the following areas of learning:- 

  • Personal, Social and Emotional development 
  • Communication and Language 
  • Physical Development 
  • Literacy 
  • Mathematics 
  • Understanding the World 
  • Expressive Arts 


These are broken down into: 

Personal, social and emotional learning

Making relationships , Self confidence and self Awareness & Managing feelings and behaviour 

Communication and Language

Listening, Understanding & Speaking 

Physical Development

Moving and Handling & Health and self-care 


Reading & 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