EYFS

The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework

The principles are for a child to be safe and healthy, to enjoy and achieve, to make a positive contribution and to prepare the child for economic well-being.

The principles of the Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS):
  • that each child is unique;

  • it is important for the child to develop positive relationships;

  • to create enabling environments; and

  • to encourage learning and development.

The principles meet the Every Child Matters outcomes which are for a child to be safe and healthy, to enjoy and achieve, to make a positive contribution and to prepare the child for economic well-being.

The aims of the EYFS:
  • to set standards;

  • to provide equality of opportunity;

  • to create a framework for partnership working;

  • to improve quality and consistency; and

  • to lay a secure foundation for future learning

Download the EYFS Parents' Guide

 
Learn more:

Activities

Read about our weekly timetable and how our activities encourage development. 

Our Aims

Read about our driving principles and aims as a pre-school.

Progress

Read about how we record development and show you what your child has been doing and learning with us.

Settling In

Read about how we help children settle in at our setting.