The new Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is mandatory for all early years providers in England from 4 January 2024.
The new framework is for all early years providers in England including:
- 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).
Visit the GOV.UK – Early year foundation stage (EYFS) statutory framework page for more information.
We have a YouTube Playlist where we will be uploading all of our EYFS training as recorded webinars. Somerset Early Years and Childcare – YouTube.
Guidance and practical support for Early Years Providers
These resources are for childminders, nursery leaders and pre-school practitioners.
You can watch videos on the three literary resources pages of the Department for 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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