Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the EYFS at Maltese Road Primary School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to the EYFS at Maltese Road Primary School Welcome, thank you.Brief outline of the EY curriculum & what a typical day at MR will look like.Hopefully answer lots of Qs as we go, if not please feel free to catch me at the end.Bear with me…!
2 We want your child to… Be happy! Form positive relationships Develop a love of learningMake good progress- 1st year at primary school most important = happy!Work hard to quickl;y develop strong relationshipsTransition to building is smooth – sharing photos and progress, talking- Many children’s favourite year is Reception - learn through play & don’t realise learning!- Skilled teachers & TAs - challenge and move learning on-
3 What is the EYFS?Early Years Foundation Stage – learning and development stages for children from 0-5 yearsBased on the knowledge that children learn best through playing, exploring, being active, creative and asking questions- EYFS statutory framework used in any early years settings 0-5Outlines what we need to do to support your child.‘curriculum’ for R year at school. Move on to KS1 of the NC in Year 1.17 ELGs chn will work to at the end of the year.4 key themes:A Unique Child- different interests, grow and develop differently in different areas. Tailor teaching to class, groups and individuals so all make good progress.Positive relationships – help learn to be strong & independent. Spend time getting to know chn, collecting info & setting clear boundaries. Have high expectations. Deliver fun, exciting and engaging teaching. Strong partnership with school/home.Enabling environments - Safe, stimulating, environment. New resources more to come! Ch feel happy secure and excited to learn.When 3 areas are successful it enables Learning & Development to occur.!
4 Baseline 2015First few weeks of school as part of getting to know childrenWhen children are settledA starting point for learning and progress through schoolGovernment introduced a new baseline assessment to measure progress in primary schools.This is not different from how we assessed chn on entry previously, just given us a standardised structure for doing so.Collect info by observing chn, not removing chn from learning. For example, one of things I’ll be looking at ‘is child willing to try out new things’? So…. Yes/noIf not there, ok, just a starting point so we can plan for individual needsBegin challenging straight away
5 Areas of learning Prime areas; Specific areas; Personal, Social and Emotional developmentPhysical DevelopmentCommunication and LanguageSpecific areas;LiteracyMathematicsUnderstanding the WorldExpressive Arts and Design3 prime areas, fundamental skills4 specific areas, include essential skills and knowledge for chn to participate successfully in society
6 Personal, Social and Emotional development Children will be learning to;form positive relationships with other children and adultsbe self confidenttry new thingsbecome independentknow what their own needs aretell the difference between rightand wrong.What this might look like:playing gamesturn takingfollowing rulescircle timesgiving chance to explore their feelings and how to manage thembooks, stories, role play,rewards for positive behaviour - stickers, certificates, Star of day, Magnificent Malteaser award – celebration assembly
7 Physical development Children will be learning to; move confidently control their bodyunderstand the importance of being healthyhandle equipment safelyWhat this might look like:moving in a range of waysopportunities to take risks - climbing, balancingStructured PE lessons - gym, dance, games, athleticsgross motor skills – large movements - riding bikes, throwing balls, runningfine motor skills –small muscle movements - dough disco, funky fingers, threading, finger printing, using tweezers etc(these 2 are hugely important in a child’s development and we will have timetable daily sessions to work on GMS & FMSAim to successfully use & manipulate pencils/scissors & other tools
8 Communication and Language Children will be learning to;Listen attentively in a range of situationsFollow instructions and answer questionsTalk confidently and clearlyUse past, present and future forms accuratelyEnjoy listening to stories, songs and poemsWhat might look like:Listening gamesStories – listening, understanding & retellingMusic, songs, familiar rhymesAssemblyFollowing instructionsUnderstanding humour/jokesImaginative play- role play area, puppets, dolls and figuresShow & tell
9 Literacy Children will be learning to; Hear and say sounds in words and link them to the alphabetUse phonic knowledge to decode wordsWrite with clearly identifiable letter shapesRead, write and understand simple sentencesDevelop a love for readingPhonics:Document called ‘Letters & Sounds’Daily phonics sessionIndividual sounds – c = /c/Blend sounds - /c/a/t/ = catWorkshop in autumn term.Handwriting:taught patterns and rhymes to remember letter formation,From large movements to small: ribbons, painted water, in sand, gloop, slime, chalk, paint, rollers, then pencils & pens!Reading:Book to take home within first few weeks, as we deem appropriate.Pictures 1st > then with wordsReading workshop in Autumn termPlease try not to compare – unique child.Experience of sharing a book = a special time for you and your child.Other literacy experiences:reading and following recipeswriting shopping listsgoing on treasure huntsbingo, snap or lotto games
10 Mathematics Children will be learning to; Develop an understanding of mathematics through stories, songs, games and imaginative playCount reliably and say which number is one more and one less than a given numberRecognise, create and describe patternsBe aware of shapes and spaceUse their knowledge of maths to solve problemsWhat this might look like:- exploring properties of shape and space by building a castle- having a race with cars and labelling 1st, 2nd 3rd- recording scores of a game- measuring ingredients using scales- counting how many children would like snack- number or shape hunts- setting up a shop using real money- stories and songs about number and shapeHave fun, practical, games, not sitting down at desks etc
11 Understanding the World Children will be learning to;Explore and find out about the world around themBuild with different materials, know about everyday technology and learn what it is used forFind out about past events in their lives and their families’ livesFind out about different cultures and beliefsWhat this might look like:- Visits to local area- Talks from visitors – jobs/lives- Science investigations- ‘adventures’ to far away lands -moon, Antartica- involvement in traditional British celebrations like Christmas, pancake day Mother’s day- festivals and celebrations from other cultures.So this learning area is, if you like, geog, history, RE combined, learning about the world around them. This might be explored through trips and visits out into the local area, ‘adventures’ to far away lands like the moon, or antartica, special visitors coming in to talk about their jobs or lives, partcipating in a variety of traditional British celebrations like Christmas, pancake day Mother’s day, and festivals and celebrations from other cultures.
12 Expressive Arts and Design Children will be learning to;Making things using a variety of different tools and techniquesExplore colour and textureMake music, songs and danceExpress their ideas through role playWhere children will be exploring media and materials and using their imaginationWorking together to build a pirate ship or café, or a superhero pod! – CHns interests very much drive themes and topics we learn through in Rec,Singing songs as a fun way of learning eg phonics jingles, counting songs, - expect to find yourself singing songs your children come home with!In PE exploring dances linked to topicsPaint, junk modelling, craft resources will be accessible to chn at all timesChn will come back messy every now & then learning through playVery much moved away from traditional ideas in primary school where everyone will make an identical xmas card, more about SKILLS & PROCESS of creating
13 Induction week Wednesday 2nd September – 8.45 – 12.00 Thursday 3rd September – 8:45 – 12.00Friday 4th September – 8:45 – 1:15 (after lunch)Monday 7th September – 8:45 – 3:05 (and onwards)??? Where to say goodbye?? Do parents come into classroom?Gates open at Chn need to be lined up outside classroom by 8.45.Gate locked at 9 – late – M officeBus – leave Maltese at 8.20, get chn here for Early - into classroom- Collecting at 12, 1.15 be there promptly but mot early.
14 A typical day in Reception 8.45Self register and explore9.00Carpet time – GMS and direct teach9.20Activities10.30Snack10.5011.30Phonics12.00Lunch1.00Carpet time – FMS and direct teach1.202.30Carpet time –story/discussion/singing/games3.05HomeGate opened at - say goodbye & straight into classroomGate locked – after this go to officeLess formal reg to settle them etcWelcome songs, calendar, gross motor skills with dance/MM then a short, pacey, engaging direct teachTime to explore – independent, challenge – CT/LSA working with sm grps, 1:1 or interventions as necSnack – ECC provide fruit/milkWe ask for £1/week contribution towards snack that will be prepared/cooked by groups of chn each day.Something healthy like cheese & crackers, banana muffins etc Opp to try new foods, basic skills, maths, language, social (progression from nursery)Hand to Miss S on Monday morning (start on first full week)Snack in circleLunch time.Entitled to free school mealMenus online week before or can request a paper copy from officeCan bring packed lunch if wont eat mealUsually eat different foods in school than they might at homChn play on small pground with Meadgate Y1 v good role models, with LSAS they know at all times – take good careFMS – Dough Disco – youtube!Unlock gatesPlease wait outside classroom to be matchedPlease let us know if somebody dif – ring aheadMini bus – escorted by a member of staff approx at MRCAN BUS CHN NOT LEAVE AT 3?
15 Things to bring in first week Book bagPacked lunch (if not having school meal)PE kit (plain white t-shirt, black shorts, plimsolls)Snack money - £1Spare clothes (if you think necessary)Wellies, waterproof jacket, sun creamA big smile! Please ensure everything that comes into school is named!!
16 Things to note…Sickness, please allow children time to recover if unwellMedication, please complete relevant form at office, clearly labelledAllergies – please keep us up to dateFootwear – we love velcro!Jewellery – please leave at homeAdvise 24 hours after any sickness or diareah. Please ensure your contact details are up to date, if we need you in an emergency, let us know of any changesIf child needs medicine through day, please fill out form from office, label with name, dosage required.No laces or sandals of any kindECC requirement chn cant do PE with earrings in….
17 Next week – last transition session, Teddy bear’s picnic No evening meeting on 8th July Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask, or phone“See you in September!”Teddy bears picnic – if chn could bring their favourite bear and a snack.Miss Sutterby Mrs White Mrs Story Mrs Stubbings