By the end of Reception year the expectation is that children will achieve the 'Early Learning Goals'. Some children will not reach expected levels ('emerging'), others will exceed them ('exceeding').
In the documents below, more information is provided. (Provided in Acrobat format - will open in a new browser or tab.)
Throughout EYFS (Nursery and Reception) everyone works hard to develop each child's capacity to learn, helping them to make good progress and develop excellent attitudes.
The Keys Skills and Early Years Curriculum are delivered through a range of themes, developed through the interests of the children. These themes will change and will be different in each class and the nursery.
The Nursery Curriculum (40 - 60 months) covers the Prime and Specific areas of learning.
Key documents explaining the learning process for Reception age children are provided here.
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