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'School teachers' in EYFS and infant classes

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Last updated on 7 June 2017
School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary
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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. 1 Staffing ratio and qualification requirements for the EYFS
  2. 2 Definition of a ‘school teacher’
  3. 3 Requirement for a school teacher to be present
  4. 4 School teachers cannot share responsibility for classes with support staff
  5. 5 Nursery nurses teaching classes

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