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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Dialogic Reading - Let’s share

Dialogic reading, where the child is prompted to be the teller of the story, has been a success at LEYF, explains June O’Sullivan

Areas of Learning

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EYFS Activities: We’ve explored… moving house

A revamped home corner prompted children in one setting to help a boy ‘move house’. By Annette Rawstrone

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Dialogic Reading - Let’s share

Dialogic reading, where the child is prompted to be the teller of the story, has been a success at LEYF, explains June O’Sullivan

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EYFS best practice in schools - A number puzzle

‘Maths mastery’ is gaining traction as the preferred educational approach in schools, but is it appropriate for the youngest children, asks Charlotte Goddard

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Speech & Language: Part 12 - Just ask?

Anne-Marie Tassoni and Penny Tassoni explain the purpose of asking questions of children, and what they should entail