Learning & Development

Our provision is guided by the Early Years Foundation Stage.  This reflects the four principles for the statutuory framework;  

  • A unique child

Every child is unique child who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable and self-assured.


  • Positive relationhips

Children learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships.


  • Enabling enviroments 

Children learn and develop well in enabling environments, in which their experiences respond to their indiviual needs and there is a strong partnership between practitoners and carers.


  • Learning and development

Children develop and learn in different ways. the framework covers the education of all children in the early years, including children with special educational needs and disabilities.


Areas of learning and development 


Prime areas:


  • Personal, social and emotional development

  • Physical develoment

  • Communication and language


Specific areas:


  • Literacy

  • Mathematics

  • Undersatnding the world

  • Expressive arts and design