Children in the Reception class are working in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which precedes Key Stage 1 (KS1). The work in EYFS is planned from the Early Learning Goals which cover the following areas:

  • Personal and Social Development
  • Language
  • Mathematics
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the World
  • Physical Development
  • Creative Development

Our Curriculum Overview for 2016-2017 for EYFS can be found here.



Children coming into EYFS are taught to read through the Letters and Sounds Programme.  This is continued through into KS1.  For further information, please use the links below.


Letters and sounds document

Letters and sounds website

Letters and sounds leaflet for parents

How to help at home