EYFS

EYFS at St Julian's Church School

At St.Julian’s church School we follow The Statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage which states four guiding principles that shapes our practice in the early years. These are:

  • every child is a unique child, who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured;
  • children can be strong and independent through positive relationships;
  • children learn and develop well in enabling environments, in which their experiences respond to their individual needs and there is a strong partnership between practitioners and parents and /or carers;
  • children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates.

The framework covers the education and care of all children in early years provision, including children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Learning and development is categorised into three prime areas of learning:

  1. communication and language
  2. physical development
  3. personal, social and emotional development

And four specific areas of learning:

  1. literacy
  2. mathematics
  3. understanding the world
  4. expressive arts and design

Achievement of these prime and specific areas of learning is through the characteristics of effective learning:

  • playing and exploring
  • active learning
  • creating and thinking critically

Our EYFS Curriculum:

  • is at the heart of our learning journey approach
  • is reviewed in the light of national developments, new thinking and research and development
  • includes a balance of child-led and adult-led learning within a child centred approach
  • includes a daily high quality phonics provision to ensure a firm foundation for early reading and writing

Children have opportunity for free flow, using the outdoor and indoor spaces as an effective and deliberate component to quality learning.

Latest News

Well done and thank you everyone; we raised £175 for Sports Relief 2020.  

Read Article

Well done to our Hi5 netball team! Very proud of our Year 5 Hi 5 team last week. They played their first tournament and although they lost their match, they took a lot away from …

Read Article

What an Egg-Cellent Show! Last Tuesday our children in Sycamore Class wowed us all at the The Egg Theatre in Bath with their spectacular performance of Polly Parrot and the Pirates. They put on a …

Read Article

© Copyright 2020 St Julians C of E Primary School | Privacy Policy