The revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory framework was published in March 2012, and will be the legal requirement for early years settings from September 2012.
The document can be downloaded here: EYFS Statutory Framework March 2012
Along with the statutory document, further guidance materials were also published . To download, click on the titles. The non-statutory documents include:
- Development Matters in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Written by our consultants Helen Moylett and Nancy Stewart, this document produced by Early Education in partnership with the Department of Education supports practitioners to meet the needs of children from birth to five.
- A-Know-How-Guide. This guide to the new requirement for a developmental progress check on two-year-olds was produced by Department for Education and National Children’s Bureau, and contains example materials developed by Early Learning Consultancy. These formats and guidance can be downloaded from our Resources page.
Early Learning Consultancy is well placed to provide training and support on the EYFS and preparing for the changes ahead. Click here for further information. As well as writing the revised Development Matters guidance which was published along with the new framework, our consultants also served as expert advisers to the Tickell Review.