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EYFS

Ethos and Vision

‘Every child and young person should leave our care able to live healthily, enjoying safe, happy and fulfilling lives, free from poverty and with a desire to continue learning, expand their horizons and realise their ambitions and aspirations.’

To support this our school motto is ‘Enjoy, Believe, Achieve’

We believe that children should enjoy learning, believe anything is possible and achieve the very best they can! We thrive to encourage children to enjoy their education, develop a love for learning, build confidence and always try their best. Together working in positive partnerships, we can support our children and young people to have the best possible start in life.

We look forward to welcoming your child and ensuring that they have a happy and enjoyable start to their Foundation Stage. Your child will have lots of fun, make friends and learn to do many new things.

In EYFS at Normanby Primary School, we follow the ‘Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage’ and have developed a motivating and engaging curriculum based on the statutory educational programmes and the non-statutory guidance from the Dfe document “Development Matters. As part of this broad, balanced, and enriching curriculum we aim to focus on developing cultural capital – providing essential knowledge that children need to prepare them for their future success and giving them the best possible start to their education. At Normanby we pride ourselves on the ability to understand our children as individuals, responding to their individual needs, feelings, and interests through a flexible approach to the delivery of the curriculum.

Your child will be developing skills, acquiring knowledge and demonstrating their understanding through seven areas of learning and development.  All areas of learning and development are important and interconnected.  

Three areas are particularly important for building a foundation for igniting children’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning, forming relationships and thriving.

These are the three prime areas:

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

The four specific areas through which the three prime areas are strengthened and applied are:

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

Across FS1 (Nursery) and FS2 (Reception), we work in positive partnerships to deliver a spiral curriculum that enhances children’s learning and constantly develops the knowledge and skills that children have already learnt. Our aim is to provide safe, exciting and challenging learning opportunities to enable each child to become the best that they can be.

We understand the importance of building positive relationships that respond to the child’s needs, feelings and interests. We believe that if a child feels happy, safe and understood within our care, then they will flourish within our EYFS. All staff work together to get to know our children so that we can support their development and learning. We strongly believe in the importance of effective home-school partnerships. We strive to ensure that parents/carers are part of their child’s learning and development by providing support sessions for parents/carers, family-fun sessions, and home-school learning resources. Our online platform, Seesaw, is used to share learning experiences between home and school.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

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