Curriculum guidance for the foundation stage – Principles for early years education




This guidance is intended to help practitioners plan to meet the diverse needs of all children. This section refers to principles for early years education…

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…

Building Futures, Developing Trust: A focus on provision for children from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller families in the EYFS

Building Futures, Developing Trust: A focus on provision for children from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller families in the EYFS




This guidance invites practitioners across the whole range of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) settings to reflect on the quality of their provision for Gypsy,…

Early Communication, Language and Literacy development: audit tool to support improvements in learning and teaching of early Communication, Language and Literacy




Drawn from the Early Years Foundation Stage and Communicating Matters and covers all aspects of learning in Communication, Language and Literacy (CLL). It reflects the…

Every Child a Talker: Guidance for Consultants




Every Child a Talker (ECAT) aims to: raise children’s achievement in early language improve practitioners’ skills and knowledge increase parental understanding and involvement in children’s…

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