What a child can do with assistance today, they can do by themselves tomorrow – Vygotsky
We are required to follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) setting the standards of learning, development and care of children from Birth to five years.
The Learning & Development is made up of seven areas that we use to plan learning programmes. All areas of learning are important and are linked. The framework is split into two areas “PRIME” and “SPECIFIC”
Prime Areas of Learning and Development
Providing learning to make sure that all children have the skills to get ready to progress through school and future life.
Communication & Language –
Listening and attention,understanding, speaking
Physical Development –
Moving and handling, health and self-care
Personal, Social & Emotional Development–
Making relationships, self-confidence and self-awareness, managing feelings and behaviour
Specific Areas of Learning Development
Literacy –Reading, writing
Mathematics –Numbers, shapes, space and measure
Understanding the World –People and communities, the world, technology
Expressive arts and design –
Exploring and using media and material, being imaginative
Below are a range of websites to a variety of resources, apps and activities which we would like to share with you. These fun and engaging links will support your children in continuing their development in the 7 areas of learning at home! Whilst we understand that screen time should be limited and do not want to underestimate the value of learning outside, these activities can be used as well as children’s normal learning through play and exploring.
Focused around supporting children with SEND
Technology today plays a large part of our everyday lives whether it is a phone, tablet, laptop or watching programmes. Technology is never far away, it is important that young children know the importance of staying safe online and how to use technology in a safe way. Below are web sites that can help you keep your child safe and web sites to share together to help teach your child internet safety.