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Early years foundation stage (EYFS) reforms

The revised Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage is effective from 1 September 2021.

To help you to meet the revised safeguarding and welfare requirements, use the EYFS statutory framework audit and support materials.

There are several new courses available to support you to meet learning and development requirements. These are available via Eventbrite or the Services for Schools websites.

There is also personalised, bespoke advice and support. To discuss how the team can help you, contact them via:

The DfE have published a new version of the Development Matters, the non-statutory curriculum guidance, as well as the help for early years providers guidance on the GOV.UK website.

Upcoming events

Details of this term’s events are sent via email, and by following Early Years Service on Twitter, @DerbyshireEYFS

Early Help Transition Team

For more information on what services the Early Help Transition Team provides, how it can help you to support families and children or how to contact them, view the Derbyshire's Early Help Transition Team and Children's Centres on YouTube which was showcased at the leaders and manager briefings held in 2021.

To keep up to date with changes, hear about new developments, receive reminders and get great ideas follow the Derbyshire Early Years Improvement Service on Twitter.

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