EYFS (Reception)

 

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) team at Grange Primary School work together with parents/carers to ensure children are happy and settle quickly into school life. We offer a comprehensive Induction programme, which includes an open afternoon, home visits, visits to the classroom and information meetings.

Our curriculum is specifically planned for the EYFS pupils and emphasises the importance of learning through play and first-hand experience, whilst taking regard of the whole child’s development. Through the teaching of the prime areas (Communication and language; Physical development; Personal, social and emotional development) and the specific areas (Literacy; Mathematics; Understanding the world; Expressive arts and design) of learning, we aim to provide a rich and varied environment which challenges and stimulates children’s curiosity and imagination. We aim to develop their independence and responsibility within a supportive and secure setting, including an emphasis on using the outdoor environment.

The EYFS curriculum is based on a number of documents which identify seven areas of learning and development which cover children from birth up to five years of age, and includes their first year at school:

 For a brief overview of the EYFS please take a look at our Parents' Guide.

 Please find below further information relating to our EYFS which we hope you will find useful:


The Curriculum

Curriculum Information Meeting Powerpoints

Introduction
Phonics
Reading and Writing
Mathematics
Assessment

Useful websites/resources

 

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Latest News

Nov 12, 2018

Children in Need - "Spotty" Day

Friday 16th November is Children in Need Day.  Bring a donation into school on that Friday and come to school wearing anything/everything "Spotty".  Dont forget sensible shoes and a coat as the children will still be going outside.  Thank you for your support.

Sep 11, 2018

New Intake - Parent Tours

We will be holding 4 tours for our new September 2019 intake.  These will take place on:
15th October at 1.45pm
5th November at 1.45pm
26th November at 1.45pm
7th January 2019 at 1.45pm
Please call the school office to book a place.  Please note that due to space we cannot accomodate prams/pushchairs. Thank you

PLEASE NOTE it is the responsibility of parents to apply for a school place at the correct time.  You will not receive any letters from Essex County Council to inform you that you must apply for your child's school place. 
 
*  From the 12th November 2018 you can apply online for your child's primary school place.
*  You must submit an application by the national closing date 15th JANUARY 2019
 
Sep 10, 2018

FLOOD !

If you can, please pop along to St Andew's Church between the 20-22 September as they are holding an exhibition in relation to the Flooding which took place in Wickford in 1958.  Entry is free and there will be lots of interesting photos, films and articles from the Wickford Community for you to take a look at.

 

Grange Primary School,

Elder Avenue,

Wickford,

Essex,

SS12 0LR

Tel: 01268 734420

Fax: 01268 571745

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