Foundation stage

  • Telling stories

    A methodology for delivering the global dimension to early years children, through the medium of story telling.

  • Music, dance and art at a Buddhist festival

    Studying a Buddhist festival enabled this Foundation Stage class to expand on themes of feelings, friendship and sharing into a wider exploration of celebrations.

  • A nursery class learn about Indian food

    Introducing a global dimension into early years learning by cooking food from another country.

  • Opening young minds to diversity

    How do you encourage the very youngest pupils to take ownership of their own thinking and learning? Armathwaite Community First School in Cumbria uses Philosophy for Children to develop pupils’ thinking, understanding, and ability to articulate what they think.