At Blueberry Park we are committed to the delivery of a high quality curriculum which provides a variety of opportunities for our children to develop as independent, resourceful, and curious learners. We want our children to have a desire to learn new things and challenge themselves each day. We work extremely hard with children and their families to develop their independent learning skills and excitement for learning.
Below you will find detailed information about our Early Years and Foundation Stage...
Our curriculum goals
Listen: To be a good listener and a confident talker
We work together, listening and sharing ideas.
We create and use story telling in our Small World and Construction Area.
We ask questions and talk about the different things we notice
We practice our story telling skills
We use story maps to tell our stories
We retell stories using roleplay
Care: To care for themselves and others
We make friends & know how to make them happy
We work together to make amazing creations
We play alongside our friends and have fun
We take turns and share our toys
Move: To move their bodies with good balance and control
We carefully join construction pieces together
We practise throwing & catching different objects
We use our bodies to create different shapes.
We negotiate spaces when moving at speed
We move over, under and through different objects
Investigate: To investigate and ask questions about the world around them
We explore other cultures and religions
We join in with special celebrations
We look at how things change over time
We learn about the different jobs that people have
We learn to care for plants and animals
Count: To be able to count, recognise and write numerals to 10
We count objects and match them to numbers.
We put shapes together to create models
We play games to recognise numbers
We learn to count carefully
We create pictures using shapes & talk about them.
We investigate coins, time and measure
Read: To talk about a favourite story
We read books to others
We talk about our favourite books and why we like them.
We share and enjoy reading books together
We share books at home with our family
We play games to help children hear and recognise the letter sounds.
We learn how to use our phonics to help us read our words
Perform: To share or perform a creation of theirs to others
We use colours and shapes to create pictures.
We explore mixing colours
We use our imagination & play alongside others
We move in time to music.
We cut, stick & fold things to make our creations
We use different objects to print with
We sing and dance on the stage.
Write: To write a simple sentence and tell an adult what it says
We create things and make marks
We practise our writing on whiteboards
We write with chalks and other materials