Curriculum – EYFS – Key Skills

There are 4 areas of key skills that are explicitly taught through our curriculum which mirror the Prime Areas of the EYFS Framework. These are developing effective communication, positive behaviour, functional movement and thinking & problem solving skills which are inter-transactional and foundational for life-long learning.

Key Skills

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Behaviour & Awareness (Personal, Social & Emotional Development)
  • Being able to Interact appropriately with others & their environment.
  • By developing effective executive functioning skills; working memory, attention, controlling emotions, initiating tasks, planning, organising, being flexible.
  • By understanding that some behaviour is unacceptable and has consequence.
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Communication & Language
  • Being able to understand and be understood.
  • Being able to enhance their ability to communicate in a functional way in their environment & to become successful communicators.
  • Being able to make sense of their world, both in understanding and expressing their wishes, needs and feelings.
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Movement & Co-ordination (Physical Development)
  • Being active and interactive.
  • By developing spacial awareness when moving, co-ordinating and controlling small and large movements.
  • Being able to effectively using tools and equipment, saying when they do or don’t need help.
  • By playing co-operatively and making healthy choices.
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Thinking Skills & Problem Solving
  • Being enabled to learn and manage Information by sequencing, ordering, classifying, making comparisons, predicting, understanding cause and effect.
  • To be curious, asking questions, solving problems, learning from others.
  • To be collaborative, actively listen, share opinions and participate.

Contact Us

Please direct all enquiries to the school office team, the telephone will be answered by Tanya, Natasha, Carly or Alison who will ensure the correct member of our school team responds to you. For any further information you can contact us using the details below and we will get back to you.

Phone: 01524 645 43

Email: info@loyne.lancs.sch.uk