Introduction to the Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage, commonly referred to as the EYFS is a framework that all Early Years providers, including childminders, must follow. 

What does the Early Years Foundation Stage online course cover?

This course aims to provide a gentle introduction to the expectations of the Early Years Foundation Stage and it can also act as a refresher for those wanting to update their knowledge. It will introduce you to some of the key documents and legislation that relate to Early Years providers, the process for registering with Ofsted and the various policies and procedures that need to be in place. It also covers learning and development requirements, how to observe and assess the progress of children in your care and the safeguarding and welfare requirements laid out in the EYFS Framework.

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E-Learning Course Modules

Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 Introduction to EYFS Pass percentage required:70
2 Observations & Assessment Pass percentage required:70
3 Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements Pass percentage required:70
4 Ofsted Pass percentage required:70

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