Early Years

At Kippax Greenfield Primary School, our vision is to nurture children’s natural enthusiasm to learn in a safe, caring and stimulating environment where they can become inquirers.

By understanding what our children already know, we inspire learning through excellent play opportunities and a passion for bringing a rich and varied curriculum to life. Every child is unique and should be treated so allowing then the opportunity to develop and learn.

Thoughtfully planned learning opportunities aim to lead the children towards self-motivation and challenge, resilience, open mindedness and reflection. We are committed to working in partnership with parents and carers in order to give our children the best possible start to their school life.

In demonstrating care, respect for others and for themselves, the children will develop an attitude that will ensure their well-being now and success in the future.

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) applies to children from birth to the end of the Reception year. In our school all children join us on a short, phased introduction at the beginning of the school year in which they are five. (F2)

The EYFS is based upon four principles: