Cornerstones Reception Projects

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

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Cornerstones Conference
North Wales

Want to know more about changes to the Welsh curriculum?
Join us on 17th November 2017.


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Reading Tests

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Promoting SMSC and FBV through the Cornerstones Curriculum

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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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Cornerstones Maths Tests

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


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.


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.


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.


Provide environments for reflective talk.

Provide opportunities for shared evaluation.

Celebrate success.

Identify next steps for learning.