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Learning and development is encouraged with each unique child through positive relationships and by enabling the environment.

All children develop at their own rate and in their own ways. Development statements should not necessarily be taken in order or as a checklist. Aligned to Development Matters and EYFS statutory framework 2017.

Numbers:

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    Notice changes in number of objects/images or sounds up to 3

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    Develop awareness of number names

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    Begin to organise and categorise objects – putting all teddies/cars together in a pile

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    Say some counting words randomly

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    Recite some number names in sequence

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    Begin to make comparisons between quantities

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    Use some language of more and less – more, a lot
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    Use some number names and number language spontaneously

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    Use number names in play
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    Recite numbers in order to 10

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    Know that numbers identify how many objects are in a set

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    Show curiosity about numbers

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    Show an interest in number problems
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    Show an interest in numerals in the environment

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    Recognise some numbers of personal significance

Shape, Space and Measures:

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    Recognise big things and small things in meaningful contexts

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    Attempt to fit shapes into spaces in jigsaws

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    Use blocks to create own simple structures
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    Notice simple shapes and patterns in pictures

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    Begin to categorise objects according to properties such as shape or size
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    Use positional language

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    Show an interest in shape and space by playing with shapes

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    Show interest in shapes in the environment

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    Begin to use some mathematical names
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    Begin to talk about shapes of everyday objects – round, tall

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    Use shapes appropriately

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