2017 early years foundation stage: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA)
- Standards and Testing Agency and Department for Education
- Part of:
- National curriculum assessments: guidance for local authorities, National curriculum assessments: early years foundation stage, Schools: statutory guidance, and Exams, testing and assessment
- 21 October 2016
- Last updated:
- 6 December 2016, see all updates
Statutory guidance for assessing and reporting the early years foundation stage (EYFS) profile in the 2016 to 2017 academic year.
This guidance is for schools, nurseries, childminders, local authorities and governing bodies responsible for assessing the EYFS profile for children aged 5 and under.
The EYFS profile will remain statutory for the 2016 to 2017 academic year.
Published: 21 October 2016
Updated: 6 December 2016
- Amendments to clarify sections 2.3 and 3.3.
- First published.