Early Years Foundation stage

Welcome to Reception!

At Bickley, our teaching is informed by the Development Matters document. The children's interests inform planning, and our aim is to create an exciting learning environment which encourages each individual child to become a curious and reflective learner.

Popular topics have included;

This is the topic overview for 2019/20. However, in Reception we follow the interests of the children, often changing planning to best cater to these.

Reception children at Bickley have many opportunities. These include visiting the school library on a weekly basis, taking part in the nativity and show and tell, visitors to school and going on school trips. We use Tapestry to allow parents to see what their child has been doing and provide a line of communication between them and the EYFS staff.