The Continuous Curriculum - Planning for Spontaneous Play
The Continuous Curriculum covers the compulsory Foundation Stage Curriculum as set out by the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA). The publication contains play-based resourced areas and a combination of child initiated and adult directed activities, which is best delivered through a range of activity areas. It is ideal for Nursery to Key Stage 1.
The resource is divided into three sections: Deliberations, Key Learning Experiences and Activity Areas. It includes examples of key activities within the continuous curriculum to underpin and enhance young children's learning.
It contains extensive ideas covering all the potential activity areas comprising the continuous curriculum from the nursery year through to year one in primary schools.
This is a good publication for foundation stage practitioners and primary one teachers. It will help them to share experiences and practices. It will show them how to move the continuous curriculum into year one and address the issues related to transition. It provides guidelines on ensuring continuity of curricular experiences for children moving from the reception year into year one.