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Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum

Early Years Foundation Stage

Our EYFS school curriculum.

The curriculum is made up of 3 Prime Areas and 4 Specific Areas of learning. All areas are important and inter-connected and centre around the individual needs of each Unique Child.

You can download the curriculum for your child’s class below.

The 3 Prime Areas

Communication and Language – Listening and attention, Understanding, Speaking

Physical Development – Moving and Handling, Health and Self Care

Personal, Social and Emotional Development – Making Relationships, Self Confidence and Self Awareness, Managing feelings and Behaviour


The 4 Specific Areas

Literacy – Reading and Writing

Mathematics – Numbers, Shape, Space and Measure

Understanding the World – People and Communities, The World, Technology

Expressive arts and design – Exploring and using media and materials, Being imaginative.


There is no specific Reading Scheme used in Early Years. Children select from a range of 100% decodable books including Oxford Reading Tree, Phonic Bugs and Project X.

The Phonics Scheme delivered in school is mainly Letters and Sounds, supplemented by Jolly Phonics materials.

Files to Download