Implementing the early years foundation stage reforms

DFE - Implementing the early years foundation stage reforms

Chapter 1: curriculum and the EYFS Profile under the new EYFS

October 2021

A summary of the reforms and the new expectations for early years curriculum and assessment by Susie Owen, Director of Early Years and Childcare (DfE), and Phil Minns, Specialist Adviser, Early Years and Primary (Ofsted).

DFE - Implementing the early years foundation stage reforms

Chapter 2: implementing the new EYFS as a school

October 2021

School leaders from early adopter schools share their experiences of the EYFS reforms and how they implemented the reforms in their school.

DFE - Implementing the early years foundation stage reforms

Chapter 3: assessment under the new EYFS

October 2021

Reception teachers from early adopter schools share how the reforms have impacted their assessment practices and what has been important in their assessments during the early adopter year.

Additional Support

Early adopters of the EYFS framework case studies

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 Sarah Charlton

Head of Early Years at Ark Priory Academy

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Kate Pounder

Early Years Lead

Caldicotes Primary Academy in Thorntree, Middlesborough.