The Characteristics of Effective Learning are the ways in which a child learns.
Playing and Exploring – Engagement
Finding out and exploring
Playing with what they know
Being willing to ‘have a go’
Active Learning – Motivation
Being involved and concentrating
Enjoying achieving what they set out to do
Creating and Thinking Critically – Thinking
Having their own ideas
Choosing ways to do things
Together, they underpin learning and development across all areas and support children to be effective and motivated learners.
We use the Characteristics of Effective Learning to plan the Nursery environment and activities in order to extend the children’s learning through play. We share these Characteristics with parents by an online Early Years Profile, Learning Journey files and end of year reports.