b'Tracking ProgressThe principles of the Early Years Foundation StageLife Skills Groups guide are to develop the unique student, providingIn life skills the key requirements from all foundation care and support in a safe environment so that everysubjects have been pulled together and grouped students full potential is reached. All studentsunder three key strands to ensure they are fully develop at different rates and learn in different ways.prepared for adulthood: Therefore, well planned experiences in all areas of learning and development are essential, withHealth and wellbeing purposeful play underpinning the delivery of the EarlyUnderstanding the world and the environment Years education. Positive relationships ensure thatSelf expression students feel secure, whilst a rich and varied learning environment allows students to discover the worldAssessment is carried out against these objectives around them and provides opportunities foras described above. challenge whilst remaining safe. Students require opportunities to develop independence and self- ENRICH confidence in an environment where they feel valued,In ENRICH all foundation subjects are tracked respected and cared for. against a topic based SOW as separate subjects alongside an SEMH/PSHE set of objectives that A high-quality Early Years education lays thestudents will also be tracked against.Assessment is foundations for students, with a focus on developingcarried out against these objectives as described the whole student and to ensure school readiness.above.Phase 1 provides students with a broad range of learning opportunities with the aim to embed firm foundations in the knowledge and skills needed for good future progress. We aim to equip each learner with necessary concepts, attitudes, skills and knowledge to create confident, independent and happy learners who are prepared for adulthood. Page 21'