Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (2017)
The setting the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth to five framework is mandatory for all early years providers in England.
Early Years Team
Standards and Effectiveness
The Early Years team in North Lincolnshire is based at the Learning Development Centre in Scunthorpe. We offer support, advice and guidance on the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to all Ofsted registered providers of care and education 0-5 years. This includes early years provision in schools, nurseries, pre-schools, childminders and out of school clubs. We work alongside other services and agencies both within the council and external stakeholders.
For more information or to request support from the Early Years team please do not hesitate to contact us on 01724 296650.
Early Years Foundation Stage assessment key messages
These key messages have been written to support accurate and reliable assessment of children’s learning and development within the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
Integrated health care checks
For all children attending Ofsted registered provision.
All childminders and practitioners should ensure that they are completing the Progress check at age two as a statutory requirement of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The integrated health care check is completed in partnership with health colleagues alongside the two year health check (ASQ). For more information please see the parents information guide [PDF, 954Kb]
Information for professionals
Our Services for Education website has lots of information for professionals.