Cache L3- Unit 16

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The EYFS supports settings in developing a child’s writing, reading and listening. It allows settings the opportunity to complete many activities that support the children’s literacy development. At the age of 3 a child can develop their writing through mark making, whether it be on paper, in sand or painting. The EYFS supports children aged 0-5, it states the “ability to communicate and use language is recognised as the foundation for children's development across other learning areas” ( The EYFS prime area of communication and language and the specific area of literacy covers listening, understanding, speaking, reading and writing. By developing a child’s speaking and listening you are supporting the development of communication as well as language; it covers what to do in a situation of a child having English as an additional language and what activities can support every child in their personal development. It gives practitioners ideas of what they can supply to make the environment enabling to their development. “English, during key stage 1 pupils learn to speak confidently and listen to what others have to say. They begin to read and write independently and with enthusiasm. They use language to explore their own experiences and imaginary worlds.” ( The National Curriculum gives practitioners/teachers guidance on what a child should lean and be able to do by the end of Key Stage one. During English lessons the children will learn how to communicate confidently and effectively, this will help the development of their communication and language while developing some of the key aspects to their Literacy. Communication is the art of interactions with

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