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Age-related expectations in the EYFS

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Last updated on 23 March 2017
School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary
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What are age-related expectations in the EYFS? We link to information about assessing development in the EYFS, and relay information about how Ofsted uses age-related expectations when judging the quality of EYFS provision.

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  1. 1 Statutory EYFS framework
  2. 2 Ofsted handbook
  3. 3 Pupils below age-related expectations

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