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Child-led and adult-led activities in the EYFS

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Last updated on 6 June 2017
School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary
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How often should children engage in adult-led activities? We look at what the framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) says about child-led and adult-led activities. We also include examples of schools’ EYFS policies and research on child-led and adult-led activities.

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  2. 2 What is the difference?
  3. 3 School policies
  4. 4 Research

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