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24/06/19

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Kathryn Webb

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21/06/19

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Forest Hall School

A big thanks to for allowing us to visit as the last part of our airport monitoring! https://t.co/ZGWD3ztdzK

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18/06/19

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DriverYouthTrust

*Resource of the Week* Top Tips for Parents Communicating with Schools Parents play a crucial role in supporting their children’s learning. So, our expert team have put together top ten tips for parents to communicate effectively with their school. https://t.co/KRsxfoL55H https://t.co/Owf1InPHxO

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17/06/19

Police and fire officers supported a school to tackle the subject of stranger danger with children. Representatives from and joined forces with teachers at Magna Carta Primary Academy to cover the vital topic. https://t.co/wG5jxyu0qx https://t.co/V1mNzF0zW9

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14/06/19

Professional sports people are helping a school to introduce pupils to new activities. Magna Carta Primary Academy has given pupils a taster of handball with a coach from the English Handball Association https://t.co/PgIJzvXdd5 https://t.co/QRrqHjlly9

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13/06/19

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The Latin Programme

Latin word of the day: cogito, cogitare, cogitavi, cogitatum - think https://t.co/qXrqHJSUYq

13/06/19

We don’t tell children they are clever because that doesn’t help anyone- boys or girls. We praise hard work, learning from mistakes, perseverance, stamina and resilience. https://t.co/1XHtEuV2ni

10/06/19

Differentiation is important in order to enable some children to access the highest expectations, but differentiation by task is detrimental in so many ways.

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09/06/19

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Sue Cowley #fff

My new book is out next Wednesday so I'm doing a giveaway to celebrate! RT to enter. Winner picked at random on publication day. https://t.co/m0TSfVef19

09/06/19

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Mountfitchet Castle

Come and discover the history of Mountfitchet Castle - try on the various helmets, although we can’t guarantee they will keep the rain out ! We are open everyday from 10am to 5pm Loads of fun for all the family 😊

05/06/19

When schools consider content, what should stay and what should go, there are some periods of , such as the causes and effects of and the landings, which surely must be included in any curriculum worth its salt. https://t.co/dK9ybmweEF

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05/06/19

Our Chess Club is underway. Thank you very much to Simon, one of our neighbours for giving us his time to teach pupils how to place chess. https://t.co/SJgSIVN5NM

04/06/19

Eid Mubarak to our Muslim families celebrating today.

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04/06/19

Thank you to and Andrea and Andy for the Stranger Danger assembly this morning, and for spending time with pupils sharing aspects of your jobs. https://t.co/g78GCDK3ge

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30/05/19

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Ofsted

Letter from in today: https://t.co/6rUKj8mEPp

25/05/19

Maybe not but adults have to give children hope that it will be ok in the end. If it’s not ok then it’s not the end. After all, what is life without hope? https://t.co/iCKgUwE6JY

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24/05/19

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Stonewall

Happy 30th birthday to Stonewall! We were founded in 1989 to oppose Section 28 and the widespread homophobia it caused, and to change hearts and minds. We fight now, as we did then, till all LGBT people are accepted without exception. https://t.co/A1rLNwhK5M https://t.co/Fe7jWMW6lQ

24/05/19

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Volunteer Uttlesford

A fantastic Petal Wave Art Trail from https://t.co/9eEZ1dJXnF

24/05/19

Some authors capture a child’s imagination from the first words. Every child should know Judith Kerr’s books. https://t.co/66RucHiydh

19/05/19

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Mountfitchet Castle

New arrivals today - doves have just hatched 🐣

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Early Years Foundation Stage

Education of even a very small child… does not aim at preparing him for school but for life. Dr Maria Montessori

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is the statutory framework that all early years settings must meet to ensure that children learn and develop well. It promotes teaching and learning to ensure children are ready for school and gives children the broad range of knowledge and skills that provide the right foundation for good future progress through school and life. The framework can be found here Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) - Schools. We teach this framework through topics that excite the children; we gather their ideas through mind-mapping and plan according to their needs and interests.

Magna Carta offers a curriculum which is broad and balanced and which promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of pupils at the school and of society. Our curriculum prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life in the 21st century. Our curriculum comprises all learning and other experiences that we plan for our pupils. The national curriculum forms one part of the school curriculum. In addition to the national curriculum, we make provision for a daily act of collective worship and teach religious education, personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) and sex and relationships education (SRE) to pupils at every key stage.



THE EARLY YEARS CURRICULUM

The Early Years curriculum comprises seven areas of learning covering each Early Learning Goal (ELG). To reach a Good Level of Development (GLD), pupils must achieve at least expected levels in the prime areas and in literacy and mathematics by the end of the Reception year.

The prime areas of learning:

  • communication and language
  • physical development
  • personal, social and emotional development

The specific areas of learning:

  • literacy
  • mathematics
  • understanding the world
  • expressive arts and design

Characteristics of effective learning:

  • playing and exploring
  • active learning
  • creating and thinking critically
 


Assessments are based primarily on observation of daily activities and events. Teachers and EYFS co-educators note in particular the learning which a pupil demonstrates spontaneously, independently and consistently in a range of contexts. Accurate assessment takes account of a range of perspectives including those of the pupil, parents and other adults who have significant interactions with the pupil.

For each ELG, teachers and EYFS co-educators judge whether a pupil is meeting the level of development expected at the end of the Reception year (expected), exceeding this level (exceeding), or not yet reaching this level (emerging).

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