Research and analysis

Bringing together the Early Years Foundation Stage and the National Curriculum

Ofsted good practice example showing how Ellenbrook Primary emphasises pupil independence and choice.

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Ellenbrook Primary School - good practice example.doc

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This example shows how Ellenbrook Primary School emphasises pupil independence and choice, beyond the Early Years Foundation Stage. A well-established enquiry-based curriculum permeates the rest of the school and assists transition. In Year 1, demanding Key Stage 1 objectives, derived via careful formative assessment, are achieved through learning approaches used widely in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Pupils take responsibility, and make rapid progress in their learning.