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NORWICH EARLY YEARS CENTER
 
Our Early Years students from 2-5 years old are currently housed in our Primary school however; in April 2016 Norwich will open its own purpose built and state of the art facility the Norwich Early Years Center
Painstakingly designed to meet the needs of our young learners this new facility covers over 2000 SQM and includes:
  • Safe well designed classroom areas
  • Internet, touch screen and interactive learning throughout
  • Reading and resource center
  • Purpose built art and craft rooms for all levels
  • Dance and drama studios
  • Separate and purpose built play areas for all early years ages
  • Early years pool and splash play area
  • Outdoor learning area and sports pitch
Construction began in June 2015 and will be complete by April 2016 ready for the opening of term three, please visit the school to tour this wonderful early years environment.

                                                        OUR TEACHERS 

                                                         julia  

                                                              Head of School
                                                                               Ms. Julia Martinez                                                                                                

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             Pre-Nursery
     Ms. Jessica Radcliffe

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          Pre-Nursery
     Ms.Carmela Patayon

NIcole

                 Nursery 
            Ms.Nicole Park

Monya

                  Nursery
          Ms.Monya Merue

Hazel

                   KGP
       Ms.Hazel Power

Yarwood

                   KGY
       Ms.Charlotte Yarwood

Julie

             Reception-C
        Ms.Julie Chambers  

Klyton

            Reception-L
     Mr. Klyton Lawrence

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          Chinese Teacher
             Ms.Li Ning 

joe

          Sports Teacher
      Mr.Joe Mark Edama 

somjai

              Thai Teacher
      Ms.Somjai Seehajampa

Maria

             AE Teacher
        Ms.Maria Whitmore




  

  

 
CURRICULUM
 
Early Years Foundation Stage
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a is the Early Stage UK Curriculum in England the age range is 0 – 5 years of age in Wales, NI and Scotland is it 0 – 7 years of age.
The EYFS Profile summarises and describes children’s attainment at the end of the EYFS. It is based on on-going observation and assessment in the three prime areas of learning, and the three characteristics of effective learning, set out below:
The prime areas of learning
  • Communication and language
  • Physical development
  • Personal, social and emotional development
The specific areas of learning
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Expressive art and design
Characteristics of effective learning
    • Playing and exploring
    • Active learning
    • Creating and thinking critically
    • For more information about the British Early Years Curriculum please click here 

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Our Foundation Learning Stage begins at Pre-Nursery and continues through Nursery, Kindergarten and Reception. Here our students develop their early skills of questioning, exploring and investigating the world around them, as well as develop their basic skills in Numeracy and Literacy, including developing their knowledge of phonics.

Spoken Language
Verbal communication in Standard English is such a valuable asset that explicit teaching is vital to a child’s development; there are skills that all students need to consciously learn if they are to become effective communicators.
Within the Early Years setting, the ability to speak clearly and with confidence is a key area for development. Throughout their day, children have a variety of activities to promote their communication and language development.
All children in Early Years have a portfolio containing their reading records, pieces of work and their EYFS Profile. These folders move up with them to their next class the following year. In KS1 & KS2, we keep assessments in individual folders at school, which students can view throughout the year. These will be available at parents’ evenings.