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The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework

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Further Reading

EYFS: A Guide For Parents (PDF document)
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The EYFS Website (opens in new window)

Themes & Principles of the EYFS (opens in new window)


The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a framework which was launched on 13 March 2007 and comes into force in September 2008. It is the new regulatory and quality framework for the provision of learning, development and care for children between birth and the academic year in which they turn five (0-5).

The primary purpose of the EYFS profile is to provide year 1 teachers and parents with reliable and accurate information about each child's level of development as they reach the end of the EYFS.

Hinckley & District Toy Library fully supports the EYFS framework, and offers toys to suit each development level. For more information please contact us and we'll be happy to discuss all aspects of it with you.