Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum

Suitable for: England, Wales

A creative early years curriculum for children aged 22-60 plus months.

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Imaginative themes

The Cornerstones early years curriculum features 29 Imaginative Learning Projects (14 Nursery and 15 Reception), crafted and themed from children's questions and the world around them.

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An Early Year’s pedagogy

Our creative and thematic projects are based on the Four Cornerstones of learning Engage, Develop, Innovate and Express. They are perfect for developing the EYFS characteristics of effective learning: Playing and Exploring, Active Learning, Creating and Thinking Critically.

Early Learning Goals

The Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum is carefully designed to enable children to practise and master the necessary skills needed to achieve the Early Learning Goals. Each activity is matched to the EYFS ‘Typical Behaviours’ and the corresponding Early Learning Goals and skills.

Enhanced Provision

Ideas for enhanced provision are identified in each ILP. Linked to teacher led activities, these provide opportunities for children to further explore and consolidate their skills and interests.

Easy planning

Our copy and paste facility enables you to copy and paste project plans straight into your own planning. A range of long and short term planning templates are also available on The Hub.

Bespoke quality resources

Enjoy teaching using quality videos, presentations, picture cards and display banners. The curriculum also includes an easy to use pupil tracking and coding documentation.

An EYFS practitioner's view

Read one EYFS practitioners experience of using the Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum.

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“After teaching for 19 years, Cornerstones' fresh ideas keep me loving the job.”

Emma Reynolds, Foundation Stage Leader, St Marys School

What do you get?

28 Imaginative Learning Projects

Themed projects, jam-packed with engaging activities directly linked to 'typical behaviours'. Designed to be flexible, you can adapt them to fit the needs of your setting.

Supporting documents

Curriculum coverage maps for each project, tracking documentation and coded typical behaviours to match each project.

Online tools

Quickly and easily check your coverage of typical behaviours from the EYFS framework and identify any gaps.

Teaching and display resources

Gorgeous videos, presentations and useful guides created specifically for teaching with Cornerstones.

Print and digital versions

Beautiful printed copies of all your Imaginative Learning Projects and handy PDF versions always available on The Hub.

Dedicated support

Help, guidance and support from our dedicated team of real humans, right here in our office, by email or phone.

Using our previous EYFS Curriculum?

The Cornerstones Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum is a brand new product. However, if your school already uses our interest-based learning projects, you can get the new EYFS curriculum and supporting documents with a discount of up to half the price if ordered before 31st July 2017.

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