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communication and Language

Communication and Language is one of the prime areas of learning within the EYFS.

This area is broken into three aspects;

Listening and Attention- Children should be able to maintain concentration and join in appropriately during teaching and small group activities. Children enjoy listening to stories and can recall and describe key events.

Understanding- Children ask appropriate questions and begin to answer who, where,what,when and how questions related to topics and everyday life. Children understand complex instructions and ask for clarification if necessary. 

Speaking- Children should now talk using a clear and varied vocabulary. They use complex sentences of more than five words and change the pitch and expression to show understanding. Children use imaginary language to recreate and act in role.

Communication and learning together, is an important part of every day!

World Nursery Rhyme week 2017


EYFS had a fantastic time celebrating World Nursery Rhyme week. We started on Monday by dressing as our favourite nursery rhyme character and spent the week learning nursery rhymes, acting them out, solving mysteries and even making up our own version of 'Wind the Bobbin up'.


Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who joined us on Friday for our performance and stay and play session we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. :) 

World Nursery Rhyme week 13-17th November

Toy Day January 2018

January is a very exciting time in Reception as children are encouraged to bring their favourite toy to school to share with their friends. This is a great opportunity for developing communication and language skills as well as personal,social and emotional intelligence.

Bill the Bear

Hello everyone my name is Bill the Bear. I will soon be coming home with your child for one of my many adventures. When I come to your house I will come equipped with my own diary and Pencil case full of 'bear essentials'. I'm just like any other little bear, I Love playing with my friends, cuddling my mummy whilst listening to stories and going on adventures. I look forward to seeing you soon noyes