Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

At Oxhey Early Years Centre we aim to provide the children with a rich and exciting curriculum based around their interests and experiences that are relevant to them. We follow the EYFS guidance to support each child’s learning and development. You can find a brief summary of the 7 areas of learning in the tabs …

Personal Social & Emotional Development

This area of learning is divided into 3 areas: Making Relationships Self-confidence and self-awareness Managing feelings and behaviours At OEYC your child will be learning to: Play with a group of friends Talk to adults and children as they play Make choices about what to play with Ask adults for help Talk about their feelings …

Physical Development

This are of learning is divided into 2 areas: Moving and Handling Health and Self Care At OEYC your child will be learning to: Move in lots of different ways with enjoyment and confidence Play with a variety of objects – learning how they move or “work” Make marks on paper using paint (with fingers, …

Communication & Language

This area of learning is divided into 3 areas: Listening and Attention Understand Speaking At OEYC your child will be learning to: Listen to stories and being to talk about them Join in with singing songs and rhymes Listen to instructions and follow them Begin to respond to Who? What? Where? Questions Begin to talk …

Literacy

This area of learning is divided into 2 areas: Reading Writing At OEYC your child will be learning to: Listen to stories and being to talk about them Join in with songs and rhymes Share books with adults and with other children Talk about the pictures in books Begin to retell familiar stories Begin to …

Mathematics

This area of learning is divided into 2 areas: Numbers Shape, space and measures At OEYC your child will be learning to: Recite number names in order Begin to count by matching a number name to an object Talk about numbers as they play Sing number songs Being to use the language of simple addition …

Understanding The World

This area of learning is divided into 3 areas: People and Communities The World Technology At OEYC your child will be learning to: Show an interest in the adults around them and what they do Talk about their family and times that are special to them Talk about what makes them special and unique Show …

Expressive Art & Design

This area of learning is divided into 2 areas: Exploring and using media and materials Being imaginative At OEYC your child will be learning to: Join in with dancing and ring games Move to music Play simple musical instruments and follow rhythms Explore paints and make their own pictures Make models from a wide range …