Level 2 - Introduction to Children's Learning

Introduction to children’s learning
D1/D2 –Some of the frameworks used in England for children up to 16 years are statutory and some are non-statutory. Statutory means that is has to be taught by law.
The statutory frameworks are Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which is from birth to 5 years, the EYFS was revised and updated in September 2012, they have 7 areas of learning and development which have three prime areas; communication and language, physical development and personal, social and emotion development.
Theother statutory used in schools is the National Curriculum which is key stage 1 and key stage 2 (ages 5- 11years) the subjects are broken down into 3 core subjects which covers maths, English, and science the foundation subjects are history, music, Geography, P.E, Art & design, D.T, PSHE, ICT, and Religious education, in KS2 they also do modern foreign language.
Thenon-statutoryframeworks in England are letters and sound this helps children develop their reading, writing and spelling skills and further education.
Primary Literacy framework is used in KS1 and KS2, it breaks down the content of the English national Curriculum in to word, sentence and text level work.
The Primary Numeracy Framework is also used in KS1 and KS2 they will revisit each topic 3 times across the year to refresh the children’s mind and remind them of the topic.  
Social + emotion aspects of learning (SEAL) this subject can support children who have been through transition/social + emotional situations. Its used to support the children to learn personal, social and health education in the National Curriculum KS1 and KS2.
D3 - The activities which parents/carers can provide for their children is finger painting, the age range for this activity could be any age,however children under the age of 2 will need adult help. The resources for this activity would be paint, brushes, pots, water tray and paper. This exercise will help the children to develop their fine motor...