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|"Hello! I'm Mrs Medley and I am the Reception Class teacher."||"I'm Mrs Appleyard and I teach the Nursery children."||"I'm Mrs Ryan and I'm the school's Nursery Nurse"||"My name's Mrs Bedford and I work in Foundation Stage too."|
Welcome to our Early Years page
Our school offers fantastic Early Years provision! Early Years at English Martyrs Catholic Primary consists of Nursery and Reception in a bright, well resourced Foundation Stage unit.
We offer 30 places in our Reception Class and we have a 26 place sessional Nursery. In nursery children are either offered a morning session (8.40am-11.40am) or afternoon session (12.20pm-3.20pm) and we have a limited number of 30 hour places. All our staff are well-qualified, and many have worked at English Martyrs for a number of years.
Our Early Years Team aim to:
The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS) is made up of 7 areas of learning.
3 Primary areas of learning:
4 specific areas of learning:
Below is the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage which sets the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth to five.
Click on the link below to access the non statutory document practitioners use as guidance assessing children and informing next steps in planning within the setting:
Click HERE for the Early Years admission policy
Please contact Mrs Appleyard (Nursery Teacher and Early Years Lead) if you need anymore information relating to the development of your child or the provision within early years at English Martyrs Catholic Primary School.
Please find information about our Curricular Key Skills here