For the free man there should be no element of slavery in learning. Enforced exercise may benefit the body but enforced learning will not stay in the mind. Therefore avoid compulsion and let your children’s lessons take the form of play.
Plato - The Republic
The Reception year which is the first year in school is the final year of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Our EYFS has a large indoor and outdoor space and two full time equivalent teachers and a teaching assistant. This provides a very good staffing ratio and environment for 45 children.