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Early Years Foundation Stage Reforms

What you need to know about the EYFS reforms

For the record, you can still read our response to the consultation (January 2020)

The evidence base for our concerns

Our concerns are shared by the main early years sector bodies, which came together as a coalition to communicate the sector's views to government - read response from the EYFS sector coalition



Download slides from the launch event: Literature review presentation and Practitioner survey presentation

Watch the video of the launch event on the PACEY website.

Foundation Years have provided a summary of key points.  

The Education Endowment Foundation have published the findings from the evaluation of the pilot of last summer's draft revised ELGs, which ran in 23 schools in 2018-19.

Watch the Early Years Alliance webinar with Michael Freeston and Beatrice Merrick talking about the key points in the consultaiton.

For an informed view about what should be included in the early learning goals for mathematics

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