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15/10/20

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Reception children making scientific potions https://t.co/ZwBBHkuIdL

15/10/20

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From midnight on Friday, we - along with the rest of London - will enter level 2 restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Please follow the new rules to help https://t.co/Nb4U7ynLoE

15/10/20

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If you’re a homeowner or residential landlord you can apply for a Green Homes Grant voucher towards the cost of installing energy efficient improvements to your home. The gov uk website has all the details https://t.co/7NqN7wUad3 https://t.co/zCLatnVOyr

15/10/20

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15/10/20

Year 3 Computing lesson using Purple Mash https://t.co/6cX4Vpgquv

13/10/20

Reception children making scientific potions https://t.co/ZwBBHkuIdL

13/10/20

Reception are getting the pumpkin ready for their soup! https://t.co/fwdGQyuDcH

04/10/20

Face coverings - Transport for London https://t.co/mLrAyttuFq

28/09/20

A giant beanstalk is growing in Year 2 Malala class! https://t.co/QGbeMaQ8E4

19/09/20

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If your child is unwell, but isn’t displaying any of the three coronavirus symptoms, there’s no need to book a test. After they’ve recovered, they can return straight back to school. https://t.co/nOHTQoBqON

07/09/20

Focus and Fun at Yoga and Art Clubs https://t.co/ss66ZC5cAy

07/09/20

Children are happy to be back at school! 😊 https://t.co/IUXI0y3nmn

03/09/20

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Welcome back all! https://t.co/4A4WNlk2Kx

03/09/20

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03/09/20

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02/09/20

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Walk or cycle to school where possible and wash your hands on arrival. However you get to school let’s stay safe and get https://t.co/DfrvSsEF5t https://t.co/B9O0qcW59n

02/09/20

We are looking forward to welcoming all children back to school on Thursday & Friday this week. Please see the school website for more information about start times. https://t.co/rv6haKihss

04/08/20

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The COVID-19 testing centre will be at Burgess Park tomorrow (Wednesday 5 August) and Saturday 8 August. If you have coronavirus symptoms you can request a test via the NHS website https://t.co/7RuQI6qPIQ https://t.co/4PeGfldnaQ

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Early Years

The Early Years refers to children in Reception at our academy.

Children within the Early Years learn through a range of play-based opportunities as well as adult led and independent activities. At Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park, we plan a wide range of exciting activities that promote independence, communication, self-confidence, determination, the ability to think critically and opportunities to share their thoughts and ideas. The children have independent access to a stimulating curriculum both inside and out of the classroom on a daily basis.

The Foundation Stage Curriculum and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) provides a structure of learning opportunities through which we develop the different aspects of early education.

We believe our curriculum helps children meet learning opportunities within a happy, secure and interesting environment through practical activity, enquiry and purposeful play, with consolidation through practice, talk and reflection.

We plan activities and lessons carefully to inspire the children's curiosity, understanding and development. All seven main areas of learning are incorporated into the indoor and outdoor provision and planning is cross curricular across all areas. Throughout the EYFS curriculum, we are always incorporating children’s skills and development under the characteristics of effective learning.


The Foundation Stage Curriculum is organised into “prime” and “specific” areas of learning:

 

Prime Areas

The three prime areas of learning form the foundations for all future learning and therefore place a lot of emphasis on ensuring that all children feel, happy, secure and settled into the school environment.

Personal and Social and Emotional Development

  • Making relationships
  • Self-confidence and self-awareness
  • Managing feelings and behaviour

Communication and Language

  • Listening and attention
  • Understanding
  • Speaking

Physical Development

  • Moving and handling
  • Health and self-care

 

Specific Areas

There are four specific areas of learning which supplement the prime areas and allow children to become confident active learners when the prime areas of learning have been supported and applied. Through these areas, we believe children can further develop their knowledge of the world around them and develop an understanding of all future learning that waits them. Here children will continue to become effective learners and develop the dispositions to learning through being curious, resourceful, persistent and courageous.

Literacy

  • Reading
  • Writing

Mathematics

  • Numbers
  • Shape, space and measure

Understanding the World

  • The world
  • Technology
  • People and Communities

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Exploring and using media and materials
  • Being imaginative

Phonics and Early Reading

Phonics is taught to all children in daily sessions that are tailored to each child’s ability starting in Reception and continuing throughout Year 1 and Year 2. We follow Ruth Miskin’s ‘Read Write Inc.’ scheme of phonics.  Children are taught in ability groups to enable focused development of their phonics knowledge and application. For more information go to: www.ruthmiskin.com

Children should read at home for ten to fifteen minutes a day.

At the beginning of Reception, children bring home 'sound pages' to show what sound they have learnt during the day. Parents are encouraged to practise this sound with their child. This practise can be recorded on the child's reading bookmark as this is the first important step of learning to read.

Once children reach a higher stage of the phonics programme they are allocated (and take home) colour banded books of different reading skills levels as they work through the school. One of these colour banded books is the one studied in phonics lessons and the second is a linked text with similar content/characters.

We encourage all parents to read daily to their child and children are also encouraged to choose from a wide range of age appropriate books from their year group's selection. These texts are high quality picture books for parents to read to their child at home. Children will be able to join in with familiar words, rhymes or patterns and as the year progresses will be able to read more elements of these texts.

At Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park, we believe the holistic development of children is paramount and we take great pride in understanding the uniqueness of each child. We are proud that children in our Early Years setting move to Key Stage 1 as confident, happy and resilient students, who are equipped with the skills and knowledge to progress through their time.