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13/11/19

Year 6 football tournament - Peckham Park - vs - Free School https://t.co/hYrJiQKGzq

12/11/19

Odd Socks to show that it’s okay to be different https://t.co/0XZNajWOLA

08/11/19

Year 2 on their termly RE trip to https://t.co/mQGCcIy6v8

05/11/19

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Wonderful afternoon with Kate Hart at with a gruesome re-imagining of Little Red Riding Hood and a Unicorn birthday complete with dancing cake! It was beautiful to see the joy the children demonstrated in acting out each others stories.

01/11/19

Celebrating international day by wearing clothes that represent our culture https://t.co/wudTg4ds1r

30/10/19

How can we use pacing to improve our lessons? Brilliant staff training being delivered & inspired by ‘Teach like a champion.’ https://t.co/GMRuUOGu1H

29/10/19

What’s going on here? Hidden bread around the school? Year 6 Science in action! 🥽🍞#peckham https://t.co/MH9quE0kw6

28/10/19

Year 3 loved their trip to the , mid-way through their history unit on the Stone, Bronze and Iron Age. https://t.co/nH7cKqABuH

18/10/19

& staff training (&having fun) in It’s going to be a fantastic Christmas production! https://t.co/0rBYVrfK3H

15/10/19

African mask workshop as part of our celebrations https://t.co/knXoWZJ0QV

11/10/19

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We are so excited to be providing music for all KS2 at Harris Free School Peckham this year! What a talented group of musicians! 🎶 https://t.co/C6vKDiTv6y

11/10/19

Proud of Harris in Harmony, the HAP Band and Peckham’s https://t.co/y4fvj5img7

19/07/17

Get out and about this summer with the Mayor’s new London Curriculum Family Explorer Trails. Find out more at https://t.co/KyDct0MEGg

28/03/17

Red Nose Day last Friday was FANTASTIC!!!! https://t.co/S7n6Dbwbt9

07/02/17

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Enjoyable Governor visit to this morning. Happy to see the kids doing well & found out I have the same name as someone on X-factor!

07/02/17

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I've been hugely impressed by success of 's breakfast club. Fully subscribed and giving kids a positive start to the day

07/02/17

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07/02/17

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07/02/17

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Teacher training interview coming up? We’ve got some info to help you prepare https://t.co/IvigOiwO9B https://t.co/9fLzprUz8v

07/02/17

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Early Years Curriculum

In Reception, we follow the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage issued by the Department for Education (DfE).

The curriculum consists of seven areas of learning:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical Development
  • Communication and Language
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

There are then 17 Early Learning Goals (ELGs) which are part of these areas of learning. If a child achieves these goals by the end of the Reception year then they are said to be working at the expected level.

To support children with working towards these ELGs we use a document called Development Matters. This breaks down each goal into different age bands and is used by staff throughout the year to assess how close children are to reaching the goals.

Like the rest of the school, we also utilise a thematic approach to learning and the children learn through topics which encompass all seven learning areas of the EYFS curriculum. The topics are as follows:

 

Autumn 1

Marvellous Me and Fantastic Friends!

Autumn 2

Out of This World

Spring 1

Pirates Ahoy!

Spring 2

Once Upon a Time

Summer 1

Amazing Changes

Summer 2

Next Steps and New Beginnings

 

All of the EYFS documents, and many other useful resources, are available from this website: www.foundationyears.org.uk


In the classroom

Early Years learning and development is provided through purposeful play and through adult led structures and routines that build confidence and provide intellectual stimulus and challenge.

Throughout the day, children have direct teaching sessions for maths, literacy and phonics, either as the whole class or in small groups. The rest of the time they take part in activities inside and outside the classroom.

Some of the activities are prepared by the teacher and will focus on specific objectives. The children are also able to choose activities from any of the other resources available.

Teaching staff engage with the children during these activities and help to support their learning and development. Children’s learning is assessed by observing what they say and do during these times. This is recorded and shared with parents.