Early Years Foundation Stage for educating children aged from birth to 5 years. Our dedicated teaching staff will ensure that learning will start at a place most appropriate to the needs of your son, irrespective of age, and follow guidance set out in the seven areas of learning and development as described in the EYFS framework. Fun, play based activities combined with individual support ensure that each boy is given a flying start and a passion for learning. The emphasis at this stage of your son’s education is on learning through a balance of structured play and child initiated / teacher directed learning activities.

Once the Foundation Stage is complete, boys continue at North Avenue for their time in Key Stage 1. Over the next 2 years they study a wide range of subjects and have specialist teaching for Music, IT, PE and French. Boys are encouraged to achieve their best academically and are continually supported by experienced staff. Through a topic based approach, our aim is for our boys to develop a questioning and curious approach to the world around them and to pursue their questions and ideas in an increasingly systematic and knowledgeable way. In the summer term, a residential visit is offered to each year group, enhancing learning opportunities outside the classroom and encouraging independence.

Running alongside the curriculum are a variety of co-curricular activities for all ages which include cookery, Rugby Tots and fencing. Boys have great fun whilst exploring new avenues and learning new skills. High quality learning experiences ensure that each boy has the best start to his individual educational journey.

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