Stoney Lane, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 8TW

01422 202086

Cliffe Hill Community Primary School

Welcome to Cliffe Hill


EYFS CurriculUM

The children in Nursery and Reception at Cliffe Hill School follow a programme of study based on the Early Years Framework. There are seven areas within this phase, which are split into three prime areas and four specific areas.

Prime Areas:

  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Communication and Language
  • Physical Development

Specific Areas: 

  • Literacy (Reading and Writing)
  • Mathematics (Numbers, Shape, Space and Measure)
  • Understanding of the World (includes ICT)
  • Expressive Art and Design

Children learn through a wide range of carefully planned first hand, practical experiences and structured play, both inside and outside of the classroom. 


The Early Years Curriculum is delivered through half termly themes which can be seen in the table below.

Please click on the links at the bottom of the page for the overview for each half term. 

EYFS Overview



Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2


Marvellous me 

Let’s Celebrate

Once Upon a Time

All Creatures Great and Small

Incredible Journeys

The Great Outdoors


I am special because …

It’s the season to …

What’s the time Mr. Wolf?



Fantasy and adventure