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Early Years Foundation Stage

We believe that children deserve the best possible start to their learning journey by providing a nurturing, caring, inclusive and safe learning environment where pupils can thrive, are confident, happy and secure.

Our Early Years Foundation Stage consists of:

  • Pre School (F1) 3-4 years 
  • Reception  (F2) 4-5 years

Our Early Years Foundation Stage Unit provides outstanding opprtunities for learning both in and outdoors. We are passionate about the importance of play and the quality of adult and child interactions within our provsion.

Within our curriculum we priortise Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED) and Communication and Language (C&L) to ensure a secure foundation from which pupils can learn, grow and develop.  

In the Early years, we cover seven areas of learning; three Prime and four Specific Areas.

These are:

Prime Areas:

  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Specific Areas:

  • Literacy Development
  • Mathematical Development
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

Further information about our Early Years Curriculum can be found below:

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St Basil's Catholic Primary School
Hough Green Road, Hough Green, Widnes, WA8 4SZ


Mrs M Bolton | School Business Manager
0151 424 7887
Mrs A.M. Sheppard | Headteacher
Mrs K Jones and Miss R Abbott | Senco
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