The Early Years Curriculum
Daily activities cover three prime and four specific areas of learning and are taught through topics.
- Personal, Social and Emotional development
This area focuses on helping children to develop a positive sense of themselves and others.
- Communication and Language
This area involves giving children opportunities to experience a rich language environment and to develop their confidence and skills in expressing themselves.
This involves providing opportunities for children to be very active and interactive and develop their coordination, control and movement.
This involves encouraging children to link sounds and letters, to begin to read and to write.
Focuses on numbers, shape, space and measure.
Children engage in activities and talk about past and present events in their own lives and in the lives of their family members, make observations about their own environment and about animals and plants.
- Expressive Arts and Design
Children will be able to sing, dance and safely use a variety of materials to experiment with colour, design, and texture.