EYFS Guidance

Fundamental British Values in the Early Years




  At the recent Learn Explore Debate events (March 2015) we heard a lot of queries about how providers should be interpreting Fundamental British Values…

EYFS Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions – Childminder ratios




  The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework sets the staff:child ratios for all early years providers and childminders. In response to a number…

EYFS Guidance

Strengthening out of school care quality processes to deliver levels of quality to industry standards




  Childcare for school age children – before and after school and during school holidays provides important opportunities for children (4 – 14 years) to…

EYFS Guidance

Q&A – Exemptions from EYFS learning and development requirements




  Why allow independent schools exemptions when they are apparently doing an excellent job of delivering the EYFS? Many independent schools follow the EYFS with…

EYFS Guidance

Exemptions from the Learning and Development requirements of the 2012 EYFS




As you know, the Department for Education consulted in May and June 2012 on proposals to revise arrangements for exemptions from the EYFS learning and development…

EYFS Guidance

Early Years Foundation Stage FAQs




1.    Can I order a hard copy of the new framework online? Reducing bureaucracy, alongside spending controls, has changed the way the Government produces and…

EYFS Guidance

Building Futures, Believing in Children: A focus on provision for black children in the EYFS




This guidance invites all practitioners to reflect on the quality of their provision for children of Black African and Black Caribbean heritage or any mixed…

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