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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Communication & Language - Chatting away!

How one school improved the language skills of nursery and Reception children. Deputy head teacher Helen Lombard explains

Areas of Learning

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Non-Verbal Communication - Self expression

Practitioners must understand how two-year-olds communicate through behaviour, and the important part played by adult role-modelling, explains Charlotte Goddard...

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Communication & Language - Chatting away!

How one school improved the language skills of nursery and Reception children. Deputy head teacher Helen Lombard explains

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Outings - A towering success

A whole-school outing to the Tower of London by Alice Model Nursery School was repeated this year because of its impact on the children and their families. By Fran...

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EYFS best practice - All about… children in the community

Amid criticism of the proposed Early Learning Goals, Meredith Jones Russell finds out how the European BRIC project put community at the heart of learning experiences...