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C of E First School

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Physical Development

Our Early Learning Goals for the end of Reception are:


Gross Motor Skills

• Negotiate space and obstacles safely, with consideration for themselves and others.

• Demonstrate strength, balance and coordination when playing.

• Move energetically, such as running, jumping, dancing, hopping, skipping and climbing.


Fine Motor Skills

• Hold a pencil effectively in preparation for fluent writing – using the tripod grip in almost all cases.

• Use a range of small tools, including scissors, paintbrushes and cutlery.

• Begin to show accuracy and care when drawing.