Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum

Suitable for: England, Wales

A creative curriculum that gives you everything you need to create your own stimulating, engaging and inspirational Early Years environment.

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Imaginative and interesting themes and topics

The curriculum features 28 Imaginative Learning Projects (14 Nursery and 14 Reception), all crafted and themed around children's questions and the world around them. Comes with a yearly plan, to help you organise topics and themes to the seasons.

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Enhanced Provision

Each project contains a full Enhanced Provision map linked to the EYFS Typical Behaviours and ELG. These planning maps can be easily used to organise your themed provision.

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An Early Year’s pedagogy

Our creative and thematic projects are based on the Four Cornerstones 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

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 Goal.

Easy planning

Cornerstones Curriculum comes with one year's access to The Hub, our online portal for Cornerstones schools. It's your one-stop shop for tools and resources that help you plan your provision. Our cut and paste facility enables you to cut and paste planning text straight into your own planning. You can also join, speak to and share with a community of teachers from other schools.

Bespoke resources – ready to use

Enjoy teaching using quality videos, presentations, picture cards and display banners. Also includes, an easy to EYFS tracking and coding documentation.

An EYFS practitioner's view

Read our mini case study of one EYFS practitioner's experience of using the Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum.

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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.

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Free samples

*Our EYFS curriculum is currently being refreshed so no samples are available at the moment. New samples will be available to download at the end of May 2017.

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A wide range of products

Take a look at our full range of products for the curriculum, assessment, mathematics, science and reading. Download our brochure to find out more.

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Richard Osler, Deputy Headteacher
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“Cornerstones allows us to be creative and explore exciting themes through a robust teaching framework.”

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Mrs McGuigan, Headteacher
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“Cornerstones gave us all a fresh start and we've never looked back.”

Jill Bramwell, Deputy Head
Blackrod Primary School

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“My daughter is totally engaged with the curriculum and coming home so happy ”

Karin, Parent of Year 5 pupil
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