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Describe the characteristics of the early year's curriculum, refer to pre-school curriculum (enriched curriculum) and key stage one.

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Learning in early Years Task 1: describe the characteristics of the early year's curriculum, refer to pre-school curriculum (enriched curriculum) and key stage one. Task 2: Explain how each placement setting provides learning opportunities for children in each age group across all curriculum areas. Task 3: explain each of the curriculum activities you have covered in Numeracy and Literacy unit from the perspective of two theorists. Task 1: describe the characteristics of the early year's curriculum, refer to pre-school curriculum (enriched curriculum) and key stage one. The national curriculum is a mandatory curriculum for all school in the maintained sector. Privately funded schools are not ebliged to follow the same guidelines, but in practice many of them do. The national curriculum was set up to provide knowledge and understanding required to support their development in each stage of development. The curriculum is all the planned activities that is organize in order to promote learning and personal growth and development. It includes not only the formal requirements of the National Curriculum, but also the range of extra-curricular activities that the school organizes in order to enrich the experience of the children. ...read more.

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The foundation stage is set to give them the basis learning for the future learning by supporting, fostering, promoting and developing children. Pre-school teachers use the enrich curriculum to arrange different themes and ideas. The pre-school class is the first step in implementing and fulfilling the goals of the curriculum. When doing this curriculum it should provide opportunities for each child to be come a valued member of that group or community so that a strong self-image and self esteem is promoted. Preschool education activities and early childhood education lesson plans that give preschool children choices. Parents can help there child. By taking an interest in their work, what there learning and encouraging them and praise then on that they are doing. By doing the curriculum there are many skills that the children learn like: * Social skills * Physical Development * Creative Development * Language and communication skills * Reading and writing * Mathematics * Learning the world around them(environment) * Personal social and emotional well-being. Task 2: Explain how each placement setting provides learning opportunities for children in each age group across all curriculum areas. ...read more.

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Out side play they learn about different things last week we showed them about road safety we but signs like stop, slow down, stop children etc. we draw out a road on the ground with chalk and put the signs in there place also across the road we put in a pedestrian crossing mat with the lollipop persons sign were children can take turns in doing that role. It teached the children about the signs and the role of the lollipop person in keeping safe on the roads. In my primary setting you see the curriculum more clearly as its formal learning. In the morning in my setting its play first were they learning many things. Also in the morning before the main subjects during play they do arts and crafts in turns to do with the theme. After this it's their many subjects they learn like maths, English and science etc. But it depends on the theme they are doing. At the minute the theme in the primary setting was old school/new school (which is history). Its things from the present and how it's different to things now. ...read more.

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