Early years curriculum (0 to 5)

Early years foundation stage, including the framework, assessment and reporting arrangements and exemptions.


  1. Early years foundation stage

    The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Early years foundation stage statutory framework (EYFS)
  2. Early years foundation stage profile: exemplification materials
  3. EYFS learning and development requirements: exemptions for providers
  4. Section 2: Early years foundation stage profile
  5. 2016 Early years foundation stage: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA)
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News and communications

  1. Ofsted calls for early years experts
  2. Views sought on early years education for disadvantaged children
  3. Amanda Spielman's speech at the Nursery World business summit
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Research and statistics

  1. Early education: potential value for money
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