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We are in the process of updating our curriculum - look out for some changes soon smiley

Our curriculum meets the statutory expectations of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 2021 for children in the Nursery and Reception and the National Curriculum (2014) for children in Key stage 1. 

Please see the direct links below:

Early Years Foundation Stage


At the end of the Reception year your child will be assessed against the Early Learning Goals which will be assessed at either 'emerging', working towards the Early Learning goal or 'expected', working at the expected level of development for a child of their age.  Here is the link to the statutory guidance we follow ...


DfE EYFS Statutory Framework


At Berry Brow we follow our own Curricular Goals which show our aspirations for all our children at the end of their time in Nursery (Butterflies) and the end of their time in Reception (Bees). Our curricular goals have been shared using the ...


DFE Development Matters 2021


To find out more information about our Early Years, look at the curriculum and long term plan also on this page as well as our Early Years policy on our website. 


All Reception children will also complete the RBA (Reception Baseline Assessment) in their first 6 weeks of school. Follow this link below for more information for parents. 


Information for Parents: Reception Baseline


National Curriculum:



To support our learning in phonics we follow the DfE validated phonics program, 'All Aboard Phonics'.