What is EYFS?
EYFS stands for Early Years Foundation Stage. EYFS is a statutory government framework. It sets standards for the learning, development and welfare of children aged 0-5.
EYFS has defined seven ares of learning and development. These include three prime areas and four specific areas:
The nursery will conduct on-going observations to track and assess your Child's achievements and progress against the EYFS Early Learning Goals. This will be discussed with you at regular intervals.
Please ask the room leader or Key Person for specific details about how we use the EYFS to plan for your child's learning and development.
Frequently Asked Questions
How will my child develop in the EYFS areas?
Whilst your child is at our setting, they'll be provided with activities and opportunities designed to help them work towards the seven areas of learning and development.
How will I know my child is progressing?
All children will have an individual learning journey file that parents can access regularly.
What can I do to support my child's learning and development under EYFS?
Parents have a really important role to play in their child's learning and development. Even everyday situations offer opportunities for children to explore and discover. As such, your child's Key Worker will encourage you to share your child's home experiences and achievements.