Curriculum

Our 5 Ways to Wow! Curriculum

Kingswood Nursery School is a unique and special place with a wonderful community spirit; our ambitious curriculum is organised to ensure that ALL the children at Kingswood aim high, enabling them to be confident and capable learners in the next phase of their education, and conscientious citizens of the future. Key learning experiences are delivered …

5 Ways to Wow: Converse

We want our children to leave by being able to: Communicate with passion about their interests. Use an extensive vocabulary to add interest and detail to their explanations and observations. How will we know children can do this? Contribute their own ideas to floorbooks. Articulate their own ‘favourite things’. Talk about, and answer questions, about …

5 Ways to Wow: Care

  We want our children to leave by being able to: Use social pleasantries when interacting with peers, and familiar adults. Provide basic care for plants and animals. Independently support their own fundamental health needs. Embrace difference, and resolve conflict.  How will we know children can do this? Display manners throughout the routine, including greetings, …

5 Ways to Wow: Be Curious

We want our children to leave by being able to: Take delight in experiencing new phenomena. Explain and investigate their own fascinations. How will we know children can do this? Talk about their observations in both made and natural environments. Independently access resources and literature to develop a greater understanding of their new learning. Communicate …

5 Ways to Wow: Be Creative

  We want our children to leave by being able to: Solve problems in different ways. Relish participating in stories, music, songs or rhymes. Manipulate resources to achieve a desired outcome in 2D or 3D How will we know children can do this? Sing, say and retell favourite stories, songs and rhymes. Use loose parts, …

5 Ways to Wow: Be Confident

We want our children to leave by being able to: Navigate our outdoor environment independently.  Make meaningful marks and write their name Recognise,count and combine groups of up to 5 objects Make mistakes and learn from these How will we know children can do this? Use outdoor equipment and environment safely, on their own. Use …

The Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) documents the statutory requirement for young children’s development and learning, and outlines the knowledge, skills and understanding children should have acquired at the end of their Reception school year. There are seven areas of learning and development: Prime Areas which children need to access other learning Communication and Language …