The Developmental curriculum is based on the EYFS Developmental Matters 2022. It provides a broad, balanced and holistic curriculum offer incorporating Speech and Language, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy programmes. It was developed alongside these professionals.
The Developmental curriculum is for all pupils in Early Years throughout school working below National Curriculum Year 1 expectations. For pupils at KTS there is a strong focus on the Prime areas of Communication & Language, Personal, Social, Emotional & Physical Development, as they align with SEN code of practice four areas of need. Activities are also delivered through the Specific Areas.
The KTS Developmental curriculum works successfully alongside a robust assessment system which ensures learning is personalised and provides the next steps. The Engagement model is embedded within these systems. The PfA outcomes are embedded within the Developmental Curriculum to develop key skills from the earliest stages through areas such as development of early communication and making choices.