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Last updated on 7 June 2017
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School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary

Who counts as a 'school teacher' for EYFS and infant classes? We explain who counts as a 'school teacher' when calculating ratios, and answer frequently asked questions (FAQs) on who counts as a 'school teacher'.

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  1. Staffing ratio and qualification requirements for the EYFS
  2. Definition of a ‘school teacher’
  3. Requirement for a school teacher to be present
  4. School teachers cannot share responsibility for classes with support staff
  5. Nursery nurses teaching classes

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