Learning & development

The Learning & Development theme of the EYFS, including child development, Prime and Specific Areas of Learning and activities. Regular case studies showcase best practice from early years settings.

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EYFS Activities: We've explored...a hole

How one child’s interest in digging led to a whole setting getting involved. By Annette Rawstrone

Areas of Learning

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EYFS Activities: We've explored...a hole

How one child’s interest in digging led to a whole setting getting involved. By Annette Rawstrone

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Enabling Environments: Collections - Role on!

A ‘mini city’ is informing children about career choices and enhancing role play at one Sheffield school. Nicole Weinstein reports

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EYFS Activities: Essential experiences… pets

Keeping a pet or having an animal visit them is beneficial for children. Penny Tassoni offers some advice to settings

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Home Learning - A parent’s guide to… number

Introducing young children to the concept of number should be easy and entertaining. Penny Tassoni provides some tips

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Early Years in School: Early Years Pupil Premium - Special effects

How are schools making the most of EYPP funding? Charlotte Goddard examines three case studies