Within the EYFS we promote developing vital skills through exploration and creative learning. Children are provided with the opportunities to learn through independent child initiated activities and teacher led learning. The early years foundation stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning and development of children from birth to 5 years old.
Our Principles of EYFS Teaching
We know that great learning happens in EYFS when:
The areas of learning are:
Assessment of EYFS
Children in the EYFS are assessed in various ways, including, photos, audio clips, videos and teacher-led activities. Teachers and teaching assistants record observations of children that are linked to the EYFS development matters statements. Evidence of each child's progress is recorded in their personal Learning Journey.
The EYFS profile summarises and describes children's attainment at the end of the Reception. It gives: