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Key person in the EYFS

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Last updated on 8 March 2017
School types: All · School phases: Nursery
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Is there information on children’s key person? We explain that each child must have a designated key person in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and we look at how many children should be assigned to a key person.

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  1. 1 Key person requirements
  2. 2 Ratios
  3. 3 National Strategies guidance
  4. 4 Role of a key person: example

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