Using a Growth Mindset approach, we plan learning from children’s prior knowledge, experiences and interests to motivate and engage them.
We learn through a balance of teacher directed learning (when the children are engaged in activities and learning decided by the adult) and child initiated learning (when the child decides how they will learn and develop through play).
During child initiated learning your children can free-flow across all three classrooms and the outside area. We follow the EYFS curriculum and provide rich opportunities to enable children to initiate ideas and activities, developing the learning characteristics that support lifelong learning.
Following guidance form the EYFS Profile, we ensure that children:
are willing to ‘have a go’
are involved and concentrating
have their own ideas
choose ways to do things
find new ways of doing things
enjoy achieving what they set out to do
Here are some examples of learning activities your children have been enjoying so far.