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Bilton Infant School‘Be the best we can be’

Welcome toBilton Infant School‘Be the best we can be’

Early Years

What do we want our curriculum to achieve?

  • Provide equality of opportunity so every child is included and supported
  • Provide a secure foundation where every child makes progress and ensure no child gets left behind
  • Provide planned learning and development opportunities which are around the needs of the children
  • Be challenging and enjoyable in all areas of learning and development
  • Ignite children’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning, and for building their capacity to learn, form relationships and thrive
  • Enable children to play and explore; actively learn; create and think critically

How will we fulfil this?

  • Provide a broad and balanced curriculum based upon The Curriculum Guidance for Early Years and Foundation Stage.  All areas of learning and development are important
  • Place a strong emphasis on our six values
  • Offer a range of high quality core texts that are well thought out and challenging for every child to access during their learning journey
  • Key strategies are addressed over time and revisited
  • Connections are made between some curriculum areas whilst leaving some curriculum areas to be taught discretely
  • Build on and build from previous knowledge with the understanding of where we want our children to get to by the time they leave us.

Three prime areas areas at the heart of what we do:

  1. Physical development
  2. Communication, Language and Literacy
  3. ​​​​Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Underpinned by four specific areas:

  1. Literacy
  2. Mathematics
  3. Understanding the World
  4. Expressive Arts and Design

Children will be enabled to:

         -  Play & explore

         - Engage in active learning

         - Create & think critically

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