Areas of Learning

At Tutbury Pre-school we follow what is called the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework. The EYFS Framework is a legal document and exists to support all professionals working with young children. It sets the standards that all early years providers must meet to ensure that children learn a broad range of knowledge and skills, develop well and are kept healthy and safe.

The EYFS details seven areas of learning and development. These comprise of three prime areas and four specific areas:

Prime Areas:

Specific areas

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"Children are well cared for and make good progress in their learning and development. This is because all staff have a good knowledge of the seven areas of learning and staff know their children well" (Ofsted report, 2014: page 3)

[Staff] "have a good understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage requirements and strive to provide enjoyable learning opportunities covering a wide range of subjects to increase children's knowledge" (Ofsted report, 2014: page 5-6)