The Early Years Foundation Stage is based around four Key Themes
The themes are
A Unique Child - Every child is a competent learner from birth who can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured.
Positive Relationships - Children learn to be strong and independent from a base of loving and secure relationships with parents and/or a key person.
Enabling Environments - The environment plays a key role in supporting and extending children's development and learning.
Learning and Development - Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates and all areas of Learning and Development are equally important and inter-connected
Playing and exploring – Engagement
Active learning – Motivation
Creating and thinking critically – Thinking