Services for children

Early years assessment

Assessment

Monitoring children's progress and outcomes

Early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP)

Schools must complete the EYFSP for reception pupils and report results to the local authority by Friday, 28 June 2019. In order that we can quality assure the judgements we are asking schools to submit their data from 24 June 2019.

EYFS profile outcomes: Sense-check and guide for benchmarking (pdf)

EYFS Profile Handbook 2019 (GOV.UK)
This handbook supports practitioners in making accurate judgements about each child's attainment

EYFSP ARA 2019 (GOV.UK)
Details the statutory requirements for the EYFS profile assessment and reporting for 2018/19

Early years foundation stage profile exemplification materials (GOV.UK)
The materials may be referred to if guidance is required for the levels of learning and development expected at the end of the EYFS.

Reception Baseline key dates(GOV.UK)
This includes the trial and pilot phases and the first two years of statutor delivery:

  • September 2018 - Trialling in a nationally representative selection of schools
  • September 2019 - Large scale voluntary pilot
  • September 2020- National roll-out
  • September 2023 - Key stage one assessment becomes non-statutory
  • September 2027 - First progress scores published

Resources to support EYFSP moderation:

Understanding and using the EYFSP data

Questions to prompt your EYFSP Data analysis (pdf)

The national strategies- guide to accessing, understanding, interrogating and using data in the early years (pdf)

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Last updated: 15 May 2019