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Question for teachers - has the curriculum for Reception been made harder

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bicyclebell Mon 02-Nov-15 22:45:16

Sorry if this question comes across as a bit daft.

I'm just very aware of the curriculum having been pushed forward a year (or back). Basically made harder for my 8 year old.

But has the curriculum changed for Reception too? I can't find anything on the National Curriculum or on our school's website curriculum page.

Thank you.

Snossidge Mon 02-Nov-15 22:46:19

Yes, but in 2014 - for example they used to have to know numbers to 10, now it's 20.

NickNacks Mon 02-Nov-15 22:46:39

Reception is early years foundation stage not national curriculum which is why you won't find it there.

bicyclebell Mon 02-Nov-15 22:55:15

Is there somewhere that I can see what they have to learn in eyfs now?

I've looked up the eyfs framework but there's no indication there.

NickNacks Tue 03-Nov-15 06:49:03

early years outcomes

Check out the early learning goals at the end of each section.

fitzbilly Tue 03-Nov-15 06:55:56

It hasn't changed (yet)

Children have to achieve the early learning goals by the end of reception.

ReallyTired Tue 03-Nov-15 13:03:50

I think that the new national curriculum is different rather than necessarily harder. Dd did reception in 2013/14. The foundation stage curriculum had a greater emphasis on phonics than what ds did in 2006. The maths was also more challenging. However there is still plenty of play.

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