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How do we learn in Reception?

How we learn in Reception


Each element is as important as the others. Adults also, observe and interact as a way to see how the children are learning.


Child led:

learning experiences that the child is in control of in terms of resources, time and outcome.


Adult led:

Individual, pair or group work, which is differentiated for the child’s needs.



Adult initiated:

Activities that arise from adult planning, sufficiently open ended for children to stay engaged until an adult is ready to support.