The Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework is mandatory for all early years providers, maintained schools, non-maintained schools, independent schools, and all providers on the Early Years Register. The EYFS Statutory Framework sets the standards that all early years providers must meet to ensure that children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. It promotes teaching and learning and gives children the broad range of knowledge and skills that provide the right foundation for today and good future progress through school and life beyond school.
The EYFS seeks to provide:
Learning and Development
There are 7 areas of learning and development in the curriculum:
The seven areas of Learning and Development together make up the skills, knowledge and experiences appropriate for babies and children as they grow, learn and develop.
The areas of development are:
To find out more about the EYFS Statutory Framework please click here.