Statutory guidance

2017 early years foundation stage: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA)

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.