The Reception Year is a special time for children and their teachers. This text celebrates the uniqueness of the Reception Year and the unique role of the Reception Teacher. This is a book for those aspiring to be reception teachers, those new to teaching in reception and for those with a love for the reception year.
Chapter 5: You as Creator of the Learning Environment
You as Creator of the Learning Environment
Figure 5.1 Collaborative artwork inspired by Kandinsky and Rainbows
The introduction of the EYFS (DfES, 2012) in England as a play-based, child-centred and principle-led framework meant many things to many people. For the purposes of this chapter the principle of ‘Enabling Environments’ is a helpful ...