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Freshfield Primary School

*** Whilst 100% will always be our target, we expect attendance to be 97% minimum (exclusive of COVID-related absence). ***

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Freshfield Primary School

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Understanding the World

Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage – definition

 

Understanding the world involves guiding children to make sense of their physical world and their community.  The frequency and range of children’s personal experiences increases their knowledge and sense of the world around them – from visiting parks, libraries and museums to meeting important members of society such as police officers, nurses and firefighters.  In addition, listening to a broad selection of stories, non-fiction, rhymes and poems will foster their understanding of our culturally, socially, technologically and ecologically diverse world.  As well as building important knowledge, this extends their familiarity with words that support understanding across domains.  Enriching and widening children’s vocabulary will support later reading comprehension.

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