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BLP Expectations for Nursery and Reception

Building Learning Power Expectation – Year R





  • The emotional aspects of learning
  • The cognitive aspects of learning
  • The strategic aspects of learning
  • The social aspects of learning
  • Can they dress and undress independently?
  • Do they manage their own personal hygiene, including hand washing and blowing their nose?
  • Do they persevere and stay involved, particularly when trying to solve a problem or reach a satisfactory conclusion?
  • Do they show tenacity when working on a task?
  • Can they persevere on a task on their own?
  • Do they maintain attention and concentrate well?
  • Do they sit attentively when required to do so?
  • Do they respond positively to a significant experience showing a range of suitable feelings?


  • Do they select and use activities independently?
  • Can they test out their own ideas although they may not always be able to explain their thinking?
  • Are they willing to have a go at new experiences?
  • Do they keep working on their own or as part of a group when working on a task?




















  • Do they reflect on the consequences of words and actions of self and others?
  • Can they take feedback on board and suitably moderate their actions accordingly?
  • Can they choose something and explain to others what they have achieved?





















  • Can they work as part of a group or class, taking turns and sharing fairly?
  • Do they show consideration to the feelings of others when working as part of a group?
  • Do they show enough confidence to initiative ideas?
  • Are they happy to try out new activities and speak in a familiar group?
  • Can they express a range of emotions fluently and appropriately?
  • Do they show developing awareness of their own needs, views and feelings?
  • Are they sensitive to the needs, views and feelings of others?
  • Do they form good relationships with adults and peers?