St Anne's Catholic Primary School

achieving excellence in all our God given talents

Lowe Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 0ER

0121 675 5037

Our Learning

Your child is about to embark upon their own individual learning journey and each day they will be completing a wide range of activities that will help them to develop their skills and work towards achieving the Early Learning Goals:

Each of the seven areas are subdivided into different aspects:

  • Communication and Language: Listening, attention and understanding; and speaking
  • Physical Development: Gross motor skills; and Fine motor skills
  • Personal, social and emotional development: Self-regulation; Managing Self; and Building Relationships
  • Literacy: Word Reading; Comprehension; Word Reading; and Writing
  • Mathematics: Number; and Numerical Patterns
  • Understanding the World: Past and Present; People, Culture and Communities; and The Natural World
  • Expressive Arts and Design: Creating with materials; and Being Imaginative and Expressive


Progress though Reception is also set out in four stages: expectation at the end of nursery; expectation at the end of the autumn term; expectation at the end of the spring term and finally, the early learning goal at the end of Reception.  The early learning goals are set out below:



Autumn 2 - Our Second topic is 'Christmas Helpers'

Autumn 2 - Our First topic is 'Superheroes'

Autumn 1 - Our Second topic is 'The Seasons'

Autumn 1 - Our first topic is 'All About Me'