May Hill Class comprises of Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children, aged 4-, taught by Mrs Joanne Jones(class teacher) and Mrs Connelly (teaching assistant).
The younger children (Reception) follow the national Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum which covers seven areas of learning:-
-Communication and language
-Personal, social and emotional development
-Understanding the world
-Expressive art and design
The curriculum is very play based with the children taking a lead in their learning, supported by the adults. They are encouraged to use a wide range of resources in both the inside and outside areas. Continuous assessment enables the staff to judge when the children are ready for more formal learning.
In Years 1 and 2 the children follow the National Curriculum through termly topics which enable the development of skills and the acquisition of knowledge in a stimulating, creative and fun way.