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Ruislip Gardens Primary School

Growing and Achieving Together

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Ruislip Gardens
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Headteacher's Welcome ⥂

Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum

Staff monitor children's progress & collect evidence throughout the Foundation Stage & parents will have a chance to discuss their child's progress at school and nursery during consultation evenings.

Activities and learning experiences are planned to include the areas of learning in the EYFS. The children are given the opportunity to investigate, explore and learn through practical, structured and free play activities. These activities respond to each child’s individual needs and interests. Children are encouraged to be independent and we have many areas and activities where they can self-select materials and equipment.

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The prime areas
of learning
The specific areas
of learning
The Characteristics
of Effective Learning
  • Communication and language
  • Literacy
  • Playing and exploring
  • Physical development
  • Mathematics
  • Active learning
  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Understanding the world
  • Creating and thinking critically
  • Expressive arts and design

  • Please click here to download the full Reception Curriculum Statement.

    We work hard to ensure pupils are prepared for their progression from both Nursery and Reception through transition activities (please see our Transition Policy). These activities build children’s confidence and help them to embrace change.

    This half term

    We have been learning about animals in our topic of 'All Creatures Great and Small'. We have learnt about wild animals, farm animals and minibeasts. We are really enjoying using non-fiction books and technology to help us to find out facts about different animals to help us to be animal experts! We also enjoyed exploring in Forest School to see what minibeasts we could find. We had lots of fun with our grown ups on 'Do it with Dad' day!


    Headteacher's Welcome

    As Headteacher I would like to welcome you all to our school. Ruislip Gardens Primary School is a very special place. Visitors comment positively about the school, from the children’s behaviour and their enthusiasm to the staffs ongoing commitment and dedication. We understand the power of education and take very seriously our duty to give your children the best start in life. I am personally very proud to be a member of this community.

    The school recognises the value and uniqueness of each individual child and adult at Ruislip Gardens. We celebrate the talents and gifts of each child and enable them to develop to their full potential spiritually, morally, academically, socially and physically.

    Our shared vision “Growing and Achieving Together” underpins all we believe in. Our core values

    • Providing a safe and nurturing environment
    • Establishing lifelong values
    • Developing confident and independent learners
    • Inspiring excellence
    • Enabling everyone to succeed

    show how Ruislip Gardens is dedicated to ensuring we help all our children become successful and happy young people. Their learning and personal development are our driving force.

    With support and advice from all our stakeholders we were able to develop Ruislip Gardens 4 Life-long Values:

    • Resilience
    • Responsibility
    • Respect
    • Reflection

    Each value has a definition, which you can read in the vision and values
    section of the website.

    I would like to extend an invitation to you to visit our school if you have
    not already, where you are guaranteed a warm welcome. Finally I would
    like to thank you for your continued support and for trusting us with the
    privilege of educating your precious children.

    Miss N Bulpett


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