The DfE have announced that the EYFSP will not be mandatory this year. No external moderation visits will take place and you will not be required to submit your assessments to the LA.

Please see the link and in particular, section 6.2

Early years foundation stage: coronavirus disapplications – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

The STA have published the 2021 Early Years Foundation Stage Assessment and Reporting Arrangements booklet for 2021. Please download here. The submission date for the EYFS Profile data this year is Friday 25th June 2021.

The DfE has published the EYFSP results for 2019. At national level the percentage of children achieving a good level of development has improved in each year since 2013.  Read the full report here.

The Information and analysis team has produced a document looking at National comparisons Read document here.

Early Learning Contacts

Nicola Theobald, Early Years Improvement Officer

Nicky Bale, Foundation Years Bristol Standard Consultant

Smi Pearce, Foundation Years Consultant Assessment and Transition

Kate Hubble  Foundation Years Consultant

Beth Osborne Foundation Years Consultant Birth to Three