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Revised EYFS

inset on the new EYFS

Fiona Kaplan

on 6 October 2012

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Transcript of Revised EYFS

EYFS do you know who everyone is? The revised EYFS started
September 2012 Why has it changed? It promotes teaching and learning to ensure children's "school readiness" and gives children a broad range of knowledge and skills that provide the right foundation for good future progress through school and life. What is the EYFS?
It sets the standards for all the Early Years providers to ensure children learn and develop well, are kept healthy and safe. Prime areas and specific areas Seven areas of learning Listening and attention
Speaking Moving and handling
Health and self care Four guiding principles:
Each child is unique and constantly learning
Children learn through positive relationships.
Children learn in enabling environments
Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates. Safeguarding and welfare requirements child protection and safeguarding
emergency procedures
suitable people
first aid Staff: child ratios

Nursery : 1:13 with one being a teacher and another being at least level 3 qualified

Reception: 1: 30. The Revised
Early Years
Foundation Stage
Personal, social and emotional development.
making relationships
self confidence and self awareness
managing feelings and behaviour Communication and language
Listening and attention
Speaking Physical Development
Moving and handling
Health and self -care Literacy
writing Mathematics
Shape, space and measure Understanding the world
people and communities
the world
technology Expressive arts and design
exploring techniques
using imagination Characteristics of learning Playing and exploring: investigating and experiencing things, "having a go".
Active Learning: concentrating, keeping on trying and enjoying their achievements,
Creating and thinking critically: having and developing their own ideas, making links between ideas and developing strategies for doing things. Key features remain...
Importance of observing children and using this to plan next steps
Children pursuing their own learning
Importance of outdoor provision
Key person approach Aims Are:
Reduce paperwork
Simplify assessment
Strengthen partnership with parents
Establish early intervention at 2 years old. "Implemented through planned purposeful play and through a mix of adult led and child-initiated activity. There is an ongoing judgement to be made be practitioners about the balance between activities led by children and those guided by adults. ...it is expected the balance will gradually shift towards more activities led by adults to help children prepare for Year 1." Assessment
"Ongoing assessment is an integral part of the learning and development process. It involves Practitioners observing children to understand their level of achievement.."
"Assessment should not entail prolonged breaks from interaction with the children nor require excessive paperwork." EYFSP is still awaited.
Early Learning Goals: emerging, expected and exceeding QUIZ TIME!

How much do you know about the new EYFS?
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