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PE12 8RF


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Email: mummy.daycare@hotmail.com


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EYFS

Full time: 07.30am - 17.30pm

(can be negotiated)


Funded session times:

Morning: 08.30am - 13.30pm

Afternoon: 13.30pm - 17.30pm

 



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The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), is how the Government and early years professionals describe the time in your child’s life between birth and age 5.


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Every child is a unique child, who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured. They learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships

EYFS OVERARCHING PRINCIPLES

What is the Early Years Foundation Stage?

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), is how the Government and early years professionals describe the time in your child’s life between birth and age 5.

This is a very important stage as it helps your child get ready for school as well as preparing them for their future learning and successes. From when your child is born up until the age of 5, their early years experience should be happy, active, exciting, fun and secure; and support their development, care and learning needs.


What is the EYFS Framework?

The EYFS Framework exists to support all professionals working in the EYFS to help your child, and was developed with a number of early years experts and parents.

In 2017 the framework was revised to make it clearer and easier to use, with more focus on the things that matter most. This new framework also has a greater emphasis on your role in helping your child develop.


It sets out:

• The legal welfare requirements that everyone registered to look after children must follow to keep your child safe and promote their welfare

• The 7 areas of learning and development which guide professionals’ engagement with your child’s play and activities as they learn new skills and knowledge

• Assessments that will tell you about your child’s progress through the EYFS

• Expected levels that your child should reach at age 5, usually the end of the reception year; these expectations are called the “Early Learning Goals (ELGs)”

• There is also guidance for the professionals supporting your child on planning the learning activities, and observing and assessing what and how your child is learning and developing












The ways in which the child engages with other people and their environment – playing and exploring, active learning, and creating and thinking critically – underpin learning and development across all areas and support the child to remain an effective and motivated learner.

The prime areas begin to develop quickly in response to relationships and experiences, and run through and support learning in all other areas. The prime areas continue to be fundamental throughout the EYFS.

The specific areas include essential skills and knowledge. They grow out of the prime areas, and provide important contexts for learning.

PARENT’S GUIDE TO THE EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE FRAMEWORK

EYFS

Early Years Foundation Stage


Characteristics of Learning

The Characteristics of Effective Learning and the prime and specific Areas of Learning and Development are all interconnected.


Characteristics of Learning include:

• Playing and exploring

• Active Learning

• Creating and thinking critically.