Within Throston’s Early Years we are following the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS)
which sets the Standards for Learning, Development and Care for children from birth to five years of age.
This framework aims to encourage children in all aspects of their development as the first five years of life are crucial to your child’s long term success.
The EYFS seeks to provide:
At Throston we aim to encourage your child to achieve their full potential, in a caring warm environment. Children will work towards achieving the Early Learning Goals (ELGs) by the end of the Early Years (see list of ELGs at the back of the brochure).
Carefully planned play opportunities are created to stimulate children’s learning. A child centred approach to learning is adopted as we believe that children learn best when they are interested.
We aim to take into account children’s current interests and will adapt our environment accordingly.
Development, depends on each unique child having opportunities to interact in positive relationships and enabling environments.
The EYFS curriculum, which we follow at Throston, is based on 4 principles: