Services for Young Children

Early Years Foundation Stage

Services for Young Children have a dedicated team to support childcare and early years education providers in implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

The team have produced a variety of resources, information and training packages for providers.

Use the links below and contact a District Advisory Teacher for more information.

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Quality Improvement

Toolkit of resources

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Professional Options

High quality training and support

Early Years Foundation Stage Framework

Early years (under 5s) foundation stage framework (EYFS) details the standards that school and childcare providers must meet for the learning, development and care of children under 5.

The framework was updated on 3 March 2017 for implementation from 3 April 2017.

A summary of the changes has been published on the Foundation Years website.

Early Years Foundation Stage Profile 2017 Handbook

Development Matters in the Early Years Foundation Stage