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Early Years Foundation Stage

We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (2021) for our pupils which is modified to meet the needs of our pupils. Our pupils are supported in working towards their long term Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) outcomes, as well as make progress towards the Early Learning Goals.

Our prime areas of focus are:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical development
  • Communication and Language

We then support learning and provide a broad curriculum in which our pupils can strengthen and develop in these prime areas. One way we do this is by supporting pupils to develop and progress in the specific areas;

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive arts and design

Regular observations, as recorded in their learning journeys, monitor the characteristics of effective learning and ensure our Reception pupils are developing as learners.  We ensure that positive relationships with our specialist staff and enabling environments within our specialist provision, maximise opportunities for our pupils to develop as learners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I think your school and staff are amazing – you have wowed me!

Parent November 2020

Latest News

Celebrating the Queen’s Birthday

Students have been having great fun helping the Queen celebrate her birthday! They made patriotic sashes and performed their own take on the Trooping of the Colour and paraded around the playground. The festivities will continue over the next few …

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Making Music

We’ve had some wonderful music sessions from Graham and Jemma from Croydon Music Service. Students have enjoyed getting practically involved in making music. Jemma’s wonderful flute playing really caught everyone’s attention with its rich tone and flowing melodies. All of …

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Bug Hotel

Building contractors Kier are busy building our new purpose designed school in New Addington, but they made time to build some extra special mini properties for the local wildlife. There are two bug hotels and a lots of bird boxes …

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Red Nose Day at AVA

Some of our wonderful students came in dressed up as the super heroes they really are on Friday. Here you can see a student showing off their costume and a specially built crane sporting an official Red Nose!  Students brought …

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