Cornerstones Reception Projects

15 creative projects for children aged 30-60 months and beyond.

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Cornerstones

Reading Tests

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Promoting SMSC and FBV through the Cornerstones Curriculum

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Curriculum

Cornerstones Curriculum

An online, flexible primary curriculum supported by 1000s of lesson resources.
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Assessment and skills

Cornerstones Assessment

Curriculum linked assessment. Skills frameworks for all subjects and year groups.
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Maths

Cornerstones Maths Tests

Independently reviewed maths tests fully aligned to the national curriculum.
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Science

Love to Investigate

126 science investigations covering key themes and scientific concepts from the national curriculum.
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Our four-stage pedagogy is built on academic research and years of practical teaching experience. We call it The Four Cornerstones.

Engage

Hook learners in with a memorable experience.

Set the scene and provide the context for learning.

Ask questions to find out children's interests.

Provoke children's curiosity using interesting starting points.

Develop

Teach knowledge to provide depth of understanding.

Demonstrate new skills and allow time for consolidation.

Provide creative opportunities for making and doing.

Deliver reading, writing and talk across the curriculum.

Innovate

Provide imaginative scenarios that provoke children's creative thinking.

Enable and assess children's application of previously learned skills.

Encourage enterprise and independent thinking.

Provide opportunities for collaborative working and problem solving.

Express

Provide environments for reflective talk.

Provide opportunities for shared evaluation.

Celebrate success.

Identify next steps for learning.