Early Years Foundation Stage 2021

Information and resources to support the implementation of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 2021.

The new EYFS Statutory Framework will become statutory from September 2021.

Watch our 'Bitesize' video, which gives a short overview of the reforms:

To support you in preparation for the reforms becoming statutory in September 2021 we have a range of webinars and training sessions on offer.

Key documents

Statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage

Development Matters: Non-statutory curriculum guidance for the early years foundation stage

Birth to 5 Matters (non-statutory guidance)

Progress check at age 2 - GOV.UK guidance for practitioners

What to expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage - a guide for parents and carers

Help for Early Years providers

Ofsted inspections of early years and childcare providers

Curriculum and assessment
Learning Walk
Further useful information