Children are born ready, able and eager to learn. They actively reach out to interact with other people, and in the world around them. Development is not an automatic process, however. It depends on each unique child having opportunities to interact in positive relationships and enabling environments.
Four themes of the EYFS
Support each child’s learning and development.
The Characteristics of Effective Learning and the prime and specific Areas of Learning and Development are all interconnected.
Characteristics of Effective learning
Areas of learning and development