Documenting the learning journey

Documenting the learning journey 1

We use ‘Tapestry’ online learning journals to document children’s learning. ‘Tapestry’ is an exciting way of building a strong link between home and school. Families can login to view their child’s observations and also add their own observations from home. One parent said,“It’s great being able to see what Albert has been up to throughout […]

Year 1 Classrooms

Year 1 Classrooms 4

These photographs show some of the different areas the children can access during continuous provision.  The resources are labelled to ensure that learning opportunities are maximised even when children are tidying away e.g. the labels encourage the children to read numbers, place the correct number of objects into a pot, identify the properties of shapes […]

Continuous Provision in Action in Key Stage 1

Continuous Provision in Action in Key Stage 1 5

These pictures show some examples of children directing their own learning through continuous provision.  After learning about Florence Nightingale a group of children recreated a hospital ward in the outside area, whilst others where busy making medicine in the mud kitchen and another group of children created a model of a hospital using the resources […]

Early Years Classrooms

Early Years Classrooms 7

These photos show some of the areas in our Nursery and Reception classrooms. Where possible, resources are displayed on open shelves so the children have free and easy access, developing their independence. The labelling of resources is used as a way to reinforce maths skills such as containers with five objects and a label with the […]

Continuous Provision in Action in Early Years

Continuous Provision in Action in Early Years 8

These pictures show some examples of children directing their own learning through continuous provision, as well as working with our practitioners on adult directed tasks.  Our Early Years children are provided with large chunks of child initiated learning throughout the day. This allows them to use what they know in ways that interest them. The […]