• Rainhill Community Nursery School
  • Deepdale Drive
  • Rainhill, Merseyside
  • L35 4NW
  • 01744 677635 | rainhillnursery@sthelens.org.uk
  • Executive Headteacher - Mrs Suzanne Payne
  • Head of School and SENDCo - Miss Emma Nicholson

For enquires please contact Mrs Katherine Culley, Office Manager or Mrs Angela Gregory, Clerical Officer on the phone number or email above.

The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is built around four principles:

  • A Unique Child
  • Positive Relationships
  • Enabling Environments
  • Children Learn and Develop in different ways and at different Rates

In terms of Learning and Development, there are seven areas.

The three prime areas are:

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

There are also four specific areas through which the three prime areas are strenghtened and applied. These are:

  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding of the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design