Curriculum

Overview of the EYFS curriculum

Our curriculum follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which is the statutory framework for children from birth to five in England. The four guiding principles help to shape our approach: every child is a unique child, who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured children learn to be strong and …

Our Curriculum Intent Overview

Our intent is to provide a rich and engaging early years curriculum that is personalised to the needs and interests of our children. Rooted in the pedagogy of play and first-hand experiences and influenced by Froebelian principles; our curriculum is delivered through adult and child-initiated learning experiences, with a focus on developing communication and language …

Our Curriculum Ambitions

Our curriculum ambitions are unique to Ludwick Nursery School, they were written as part of our curriculum development inset day with the staff team. They reflect the unique character of our provision, the needs of our children and are underpinned by Froebelian principles which help shape our pedagogy.

Reading & Phonics

Reading and Core books At Ludwick Nursery School we are deeply committed to ensuring that our children become confident and capable readers. We believe that children’s language and imaginative skills are developed through their knowledge of nursery rhymes and engagement with high quality reading books. We have a wide range of books available in all areas …

Outdoor Learning

At Ludwick, we believe that our outdoor space…  Connects children with nature Provides opportunities to take risk Encourages challenge Promotes wellbeing and reflection Removes restraints and limits Nurtures curiosity and imagination Supports all curriculum areas Embeds our values of respect, trust, kindness and courage Our outdoor space connects children with nature, providing them with opportunities …