The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) applies to children from birth to the end of the Reception year. At Emersons Green Primary School, children join the Reception class in the year that they turn five. In partnership with parents and carers we enable the children to begin the process of becoming active learners for life.
We endeavour to ensure that children “learn and develop well and kept healthy and safe.” We aim to support children in their learning through “teaching and experiences that gives children the broad range of skills that provide the right foundation for good progress through school and in life.” (Statutory Framework for the EYFS 2012)
The EYFS is based upon four principles:
Look at some of the activities we do in Reception. You can see from the displays in our classrooms the variety of topics we cover.