The new Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is mandatory for all early years providers in England from 1 September 2021.
The new framework is for all early years providers in England
- maintained schools
- non-maintained schools
- independent schools (including free schools and academies)
- all providers on the Early Years Register
- and all providers registered with an early years childminder agency (CMA)
Statutory Framework for the EYFS
We have a YouTube Playlist where we will be uploading all of our EYFS training as recorded webinars. Somerset Early Years and Childcare – YouTube.
Help for early years providers
Get ready for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) changes in September 2021 with this guidance and practical support.
These resources are for childminders, nursery leaders and pre-school practitioners.
Help for early years providers – Department for Education
You can watch videos on the three literary resources pages of the Department of Education website.
The National Children’s Bureau website has a videocast about the use of the Department for Education’s online service.
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Development Matters Overview
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