Our Nursery Curriculum
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. All schools and Ofsted-registered early years providers must follow the EYFS, including childminders, preschools, nurseries and school reception classes. There are core documents produced nationally to support us in meeting the requirements. They are available to download below:
What does this look like at Hylton Red House Nursery School?
We use the EYFS to guide our planning for children across the 7 areas of learning.
Staff use support documents such as Birth to 5 Matters to help make assessment judgements against children's development.
We assess children (with the help of families) to see what they can already do when they join us. We use this as a starting point for our planning. Our curriculum model is influenced and informed by early years research. We can best describe our curriculum as follows: