In EYFS, as in the rest of the school, we plan carefully to allow our children to build upon the knowledge and skills that we have taught them since September. Learning is never an isolated occurrence; what has gone before builds upon what comes next. Today we made crowns for our Christmas show. We used the taught skills of: cutting, sticking, sprinkling, decoration, selecting for a purpose, drawing and writing to create our crowns. This is what is known in education as the ‘application of learning through independent tasks’. As the children go on their journaling pathway at HPS, they will learn new skills and techniques, building upon these solid foundations in art and design, to apply in their SOLE learning.