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Reception

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a very important stage in learning at Green Lane Primary Academy. Children develop quickly in the early years and early years practitioners aim to do all they can to help the children have the best possible start in life.

Children follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework which explains how and what your child will be learning. Your child will be developing skills, acquiring knowledge and demonstrating their understanding through seven main areas of development, made up of three prime areas and four specific areas.

The three prime areas are:

The four specific areas are:

 The Learning Context

In order to maximise children’s interests, we have identified six learning contexts, one per half term, through which the above seven areas of learning will be delivered.

Reception Learning Contexts
Autumn 1 Dinosaur Discovery
Autumn 2 Friends & Feelings
Spring 1 Fabulous Food
Spring 2 Superheroes
Summer 1 Shiver Me Timbers
Summer 2 Animal Antics

The curriculum is also flexible enough to include topical issues and appropriate current affairs, as well as, any opportunities for learning that arise from everyday situations. We believe that activities should always be relevant, imaginative, motivating, enjoyable and challenging. We have a structured play-based curriculum that is often built around real life situations and children’s own experiences.

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We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

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This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.