Supporting learning in the EYFS

EYFS assessment

2 articles
  • EYFS: progress and assessment
    Learn about the statutory assessment requirements under the EYFS framework, and how to assess effectively and fairly. Understand how to monitor progress in the early years with minimal paperwork using these strategies and our downloadable templates, and get clued up on what Ofsted is looking for.
  • Reception baseline assessment
    You must administer the reception baseline assessment (RBA) to all new reception pupils in maintained schools and academies. Find out how it works so you're prepared to carry it out.

EYFS curriculum

11 articles
  • Effective child-initiated learning in the EYFS
    Learn what constructive child-led learning practice looks like and how to find a good balance of child-initiated and adult-led activities. Use our expert's guidance to understand how to provide challenge to your pupils in the early years during child-initiated learning.
  • EYFS: evaluating the learning environment
    Download our Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) learning environment audit to assess the indoor and outdoor learning spaces in your early years provision.
  • EYFS framework changes
    Changes to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework have applied since 1 September 2021. Read our summary to understand the changes to the previous framework.