Foundation Phase

Your child will be learning through topics.  This includes the Foundation Phase stated by the Welsh Assembly, which give guidance as to the experiences that children should have.

The areas of learning are:

LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

(Listening to stories, talking about “news” etc. Beginning to write.)

PERSONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, WELL BEING & CULTURAL DIVERSITY

(Taking turns, dressing self, making friends, learning about other cultures etc)

MATHEMATICAL DEVELOPMENT

(Counting objects, recognising numbers/coins etc)

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

(Painting, singing, role-play in the home corner etc)

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

(Riding bikes, handling scissors/pens, climbing etc)

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD

(Understanding time-morning/bedtime/days of the week, talking about weather/seasons, planting seeds etc)

WELSH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

(Finding out about our Welsh culture, Welsh vocabulary, songs, rhymes etc)