Early Years Foundation Stage

Parents’ Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework

The EYFS Framework explains how and what your child will be learning to support their healthy development.

Your child will be learning skills, acquiring new knowledge and demonstrating their understanding through 7 areas of learning and development.

Children should mostly develop the 3 prime areas first. These are:

  1. Communication and language
  2. Physical development
  3. Personal, social and emotional development.

As children grow, the prime areas will help them to develop skills in 4 specific areas, these are:

  1. Literacy
  2. Mathematics
  3. Understanding the world
  4. Expressive arts and design
EYFS

You can find the Early Years Foundation Stage which includes the early learning goals at www.foundationyears.org.uk. The foundation years website also includes a range of resources and contacts.

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