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Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Personal, Social and Emotional Development is split into 3 sections:


  1. Making relationship
  2. Self confidence and Self awareness
  3. Managing feelings and behaviours




Children are encouraged and supported to be independent as soon as they start school. They dress and undress themselves (including coats) and are encouraged to make choices and find answers independently. Children are encouraged to talk about home by structured Home School Book sessions. We have daily snack and chat where we review our sessions. They work towards the Early Learning Goals of

  1. Children play co-operatively, taking turns with others. They take account of one another’s ideas about how to organise their activity. They show sensitivity to others’ needs and feelings, and form positive relationships with adults and other children.
  1. Children are confident to try new activities, and say why they like some activities more than others. They are confident to speak in a familiar group, will talk about their ideas, and will choose the resources they need for their chosen activities. They say when they do or don’t need help.
  1. Children talk about how they and others show feelings, talk about their own and others’ behaviour, and its consequences, and know that some behaviour is unacceptable. They work as part of a group or class, and understand and follow the rules. They adjust their behaviour to different situations, and take changes of routine in their stride.