National curriculum assessments: early years foundation stage

Guidance about the EYFS profile and reporting requirements for under 5s for use by schools, nurseries, childminders, and local authorities.

Includes information relating to:

  • arrangements for reporting to the local authority
  • EYFS profile handbook
  • exemplification materials to support accurate judgements
  • guidance on exemptions

EYFS assessment and reporting arrangements

EYFSP handbook

Statutory framework for EYFS

  1. Early years foundation stage statutory framework (EYFS)

Guidance on exemptions for early years providers

Published 21 October 2016