The Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) is the framework for all education experiences for children aged 3 to 18 years and aims to raise achievement for all, enabling young people to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding they need to succeed in learning, life and work. The CfE is broken into levels.
This system is designed to support smooth transitions throughout their educational journey.
There are many parts to the CfE which aims to for all children to become;
Within nursery we support our pre school children throughout their learning journey by involving them in their group planning time, writing their mind map, or maybe voting on what they would like to learn about next, these are just some of the strategies we use to involve our pre school children in planning for their own learning.
Valuable play opportunities lie at the heart of our pre school learning. These opportunities embrace learning through play within fun, stimulating opportunities which are open to all children and are tailored to provide appropriate levels of challenge and enjoyment while supporting learning through a number of areas holistically. This approach consistently engages our children in the three areas across the curriculum which are;
At BabyBees we use our Development Summaries to communicate with you about your child(ren's) achievements within the areas across learning. There is a section for each area across learning and your child's key worker will use each section to reflect upon your child's individual successes, likes and achievements. Your child's keyworker will also use the Development Summary to record and celebrate your child's interests and achievements within the other curriculum sections of CfE which are also explored holistically. There are 8 Curricular Areas, each contains a range of subjects;
Your child's keyworker will use the Experiences and Outcomes within the Early Level of the CfE to effectively plan for individual needs and ensure children receive a balanced curriculum with depth of coherent learning, as determined within the Principles of the CfE.