Our Foundation Stage provision offers the necessary balance of ‘teacher-led’ input and ‘pupil-initiated’ learning and we create a supportive, stimulating context in the school indoor and outdoor learning areas for children to play and engage in enquiry, discovery and reflection to be confident in expressing their ideas, happy to make independent choices, proficient in using ICT and keen to explore the world around them. It is here that we set down the roots of our science and maths specialism at Hunsley Primary.
It is really important to us that children are encouraged to think and talk about what they are learning and how they are developing, using the language of learning even at this young age. Learning habits and routines are also very important and we teach pupils how to look after and enjoy the resources around them. We aim to make the learning relevant to children’s lives though our themes and our colourful, lively, learning environment, and we place the pupils’ individual interests and choices at the heart of our classrooms so they feel unique, safe, secure and ready to explore.