Children in the Early Years will learn skills, acquire new knowledge and demonstrate their understanding through 7 areas of learning and development.
There are three prime areas which are important for children to develop well in before anything else. Without a sound foundation in these three areas it will be very hard for children access other areas of learning.
The three prime areas of learning are:
Communication and language
Personal, social and emotional development
As children develop in the prime areas they will begin to engage in learning linked to the four specific areas.
The four specific areas of learning are:
Understanding the world
Expressive arts and design