Clanfield Pre-School
Oxfordshire
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Starting pre-school can seem a big leap. At Clanfield, we offer an exciting, nurturing and professional environment for your little ones first steps into school.  With excellent Outdoor Learning and our highly experienced staff, we are confident that your child will enjoy every minute of their time here, just as we do! 

Main Street, Clanfield. Oxon. OX18 2SP
 Tel: 01367 810365
​Text/Out of Hours: 07826 839173
Email: clanfieldpreschool@gmail.com
www.clanfield-preschool.org.uk

Early Foundation Years

The early years foundation stage is a government framework covering seven areas of development and aims to give children a range of experiences to help them develop the right skills and attitudes for later learning.
EYFS LINK
  1. Communication and Language
    Communication and language development involves giving children opportunities to experience a rich language environment; to develop their confidence and skills in expressing themselves; and to speak and listen in a range of situations
  2. Physical
    Physical development involves providing opportunities for young children to be active and interactive; and to develop their co-ordination, control and movement. Children must also be helped to understand the importance of physical activity and to make healthy choices in relation to food
  3. Personal, Social and Emotional
    Personal, social and emotional development involves helping children to develop a positive sense of themselves and others; to form positive relationships and develop respect for others; to develop social skill and learn how to manage their feelings; to understand appropriate behaviour in groups and to have confidence in their own abilities.
  4. Literacy
    Literacy development involves encouraging children to link sounds and letters and to begin to read and write. Children must be given access to a wide range of reading materials (books, poems and other written materials) to ignite their interest.
  5. Understanding the World
    Understanding the world involves guiding children to make sense of their physical world and their community through opportunities to explore, observe and find out about people, places, technology and the environment.
  6. Expressive arts and design
    Expressive arts and design involves enabling children to explore and play with a wide range of media and materials, as well as providing opportunities and encouragement for sharing their thoughts, ideas and feelings through a variety of activities in art, music, movement, dance, role-play and design and technology.
  7. Mathematics
    Mathematics involves providing children with opportunities to develop and improve their skills in counting, understanding and using numbers, calculating simple addition and subtraction problems; and to describe shapes, spaces and measures..