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Child Centred Planning in the Early Years Foundation Stage
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Child Centred Planning in the Early Years Foundation Stage



July 2019 | 184 pages | Learning Matters

Planning for learning in the EYFS is not a simple task.

Planning can be daunting, time consuming and ineffective. It is easy to fall into the trap of planning for activities and topics, rather than planning for learning. 

Be better, more confident and effective at planning for learning in the EYFS with this book.  

*Explore the wider context of children's learning
*Make professional, informed decisions to support all children
*Use statutory and non-statutory guidance appropriately
*Be responsive to children's individual needs
*Capitalize on learning opportunities as they arise
*Be an advocate for child-centred planning

 

 


 
PART ONE: Overview of Planning in the EYFS
 
1 The Planning context
 
2 Principles of planning
 
3 Observation, Assessment and the Planning Cycle
 
PART TWO: Planning for Learning
 
4 Planning for the specific areas of learning
 
5 Planning the learning environment
 
PART THREE: Planning for ages and stages
 
6 Planning for babies and toddlers (0-23 months)
 
7 Planning for two year olds
 
8 Planning for pre-schoolers (36-47 months)
 
9 Planning the reception class
 
PART THREE: Ensuring quality and outcomes
 
Ch 10 Monitoring and evaluating the quality of planning

This will be ideal for students who are going out on placement and are asked to plan activities to align with children's development. It will also be a good point of reference for those students doing the Graduate Practitioner Competencies

Mrs tanya richardson
School of Education, Northampton University
July 24, 2019

This is practical and comprehensive introduction to planning which will be useful for our level 4 and 5 students who are preparing for placement. The case studies and reflection activities provide helpful ideas for discussion points in sessions.

Mrs Mary-Louise Maynes
Department of Education Studies, Bishop Grosseteste University
July 3, 2019

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