Vision for Early Years

Steps to achieve the key driver:

  • Quality induction to form strong relationships
  • Key values of the school underpin all interactions and behaviours
  • Targeted, specific praise linked to key values is used
  • Purposeful relationships with parents: home-school diary, explore mornings, open door policy
  • Children develop personal and social skills through self-directed learning through play
  • All decisions are made with regards to the best interest of the child: Article 3
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Steps to achieve the key driver:

  • Balance of direct teaching and learning through play
  • Characteristics of effective learning are promoted in all learning and underpin all practice
  • Phonics, reading and mathematics are taught discreetly across the week
  • Provocations and key questions peak curiosity, interest and learning
  • Adults are key in extending and directing learning
  • Daily child led learning through play using provocations to inspire learning
  • Children learn through extended periods of play EVERY day: Article 31
  • Child voice is integral to planning and provision: Article 12.
  • The curriculum allows children to develop their talents and abilities. It also develops respect towards others and the environment: Article 29

Steps to achieve the key driver:

  • Designated learning zones are full with inviting, well organised, suitable resources
  • Free flow to outdoor learning during continuous provision
  • Resources able to be accessed independently and children maintain responsibility
  • Environments support children in choosing where they learn
  • Environment meets the needs of all pupils physical and gross motor development: Article 24

Download: EYFS vision