Early Years – Parents’ Notice Board

  • Articles – This is where you will find interesting articles related to Early Childhood
  • Supporting your Child Start School
    Play Today November 2016
  • Helping your Child with Socialisation
  • Early Years Curriculum (the file below requires Power Point or an equivalent – please let me know if you would like the presentation as a hard copy)
    Parents-guide-to-the-early-years-foundation
  • Characteristics of Effective Learning -During your child’s time in reception class we will be looking out for not just ‘what’ your child learns but ‘how’ they learn too. In other words they will be looking for the process and not just the outcome. This is referrred to as the ‘Characteristics of Learning.’ A child’s individual learning characteristics will determine the way they respond to both teaching and learning taking place in the environment. There are three characteristics of effective teaching and learning identified by the Early Years Foundation Stage:

playing and exploring-children investigate and experience things, and ‘have a go’

active learning-children concentrate and keep on trying if they encounter difficulties, and enjoy achievements

creating and thinking critically-children have and develop their own ideas, make links between ideas and develop strategies for doing things

Click here to learn more about these characteristics.

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