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Moston Fields Primary School


Children in Nursery and Reception at Moston Fields are taught using the The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). This sets the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth until the end of the Reception year. It aims to develop each child to their full potential by offering a ‘principled, play based approach to learning and development’. Young children learn best through play and Early Years Practitioners will be able to provide your child with appropriate play and learning experiences for their stage of development and help them develop new skills. The activities that are provided for young children will underpin the skills they need to work towards the Early Learning Goals at the end of their Reception year at the school. The EYFS curriculum enables practitioners to recognise your child’s strengths and areas where they need more support to develop new skills.


At Moston Fields Primary, Nursery and Reception pupils will be accessing a rich language based curriculum all based around specific high quality key texts that have been chosen to give children a range of learning opportunities across the seven key areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework. These seven areas of learning are:


Communication and Language



Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Physical Development

Understanding of the world

Creative Development


All areas of learning and development are important and interconnected and many activities will cover many of the areas. Each area is divided into stages of development and practitioners are able to identify resources and learning opportunities for individual children dependent on their developmental needs.


Our key curriculum objectives will be based around these key texts. Click on the Nursery and Reception pages to see what they are

Some highlights from our first quality text LITTLE RED HEN

Some highlights from our first quality text LITTLE RED HEN 1 Story maps help young learners remember the story!
Some highlights from our first quality text LITTLE RED HEN 2 Working wall to showcase children's writing
Some highlights from our first quality text LITTLE RED HEN 3 We even use story maps outside!
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Don't forget it is Children in Need on Friday and all children can wear their own clothes for a donation and also bring a £1 for a Disco! Parents next week too...21st and 22nd November, see you there!