The curriculum at Riverside Early Years School is based on the British model, the Early Years Foundation Stage. This model has 4 guiding principles:
Furthermore, there are seven areas of learning and development that shape the educational programmes at Riverside Early Years School. All areas of learning are important and inter-connected however, three areas are particularly crucial for igniting children’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning and for building their capacity to learn, to form relationships and thrive.
These are the Prime areas:
We also support children in four specific areas, through which the three prime areas are strengthened and applied and provide the children with a strong introduction to the academic curriculum they will meet later in their school years.
The Specific areas are: