The EYFS is a stage of children's development from birth to the end of their first year (Reception year) in school.
The EYFS Framework describes how early years practitioners should work with children and their families to support their learning and development.
It describes how your child should be kept safe and cared for and how all concerned can make sure that your child achieves the most they can in their early years of life
EYFS is based on four important principles:
It is important to remember that you know more about your own child than anyone else. Practitioners should be asking you about your child and sharing information with you about your child's progress.
Children do best when parents/carers and professionals work together.
Understanding what your child is doing when they are with others will help you to notice how well they are developing and learning.
The part you play in their learning and the choices you make will make a difference to their future.