In our Reception class, we aim to create a safe and happy environment which provides engaging and enjoyable learning experiences for our children. Through this environment, the children develop their independence and confidence. The children benefit from timely, positive interactions with the adults which both support and extend their learning. Throughout the year children are working towards achieving the Early Learning Goals which are the end of year expectation for reception children.
Each week a small group of children become the focus children within the class. Parents and carers are asked to provide information about their child’s current interests at home. This is a wonderful way for staff to engage with the children in school throughout their focus week. Teaching moments and interactions are recorded to build a picture of the child’s learning throughout the week.
‘In the Moment’ planning encompasses and develops the four guiding principles of the EYFS Framework:
Assessments are recorded using the online Tapestry system and termly tracking takes place to ensure good progress is made.