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EYFS staffing ratio and qualification requirements

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Last updated on 27 April 2017
School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary
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What are the statutory staffing requirements for the EYFS? We set out the staffing ratio and qualification requirements in early years group settings, and summarise the requirements in a downloadable KeyDoc. We also look at a series of FAQs about staffing ratios and qualification requirements.

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  1. 1 Staying compliant
  2. 2 Qualification requirements
  3. 3 ‘Full and relevant’ qualifications
  4. 4 Staffing ratio requirements
  5. 5 Further questions

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