Early years assessment


Progress check at age two summary example (word) can be used alongside know how guide (GOV.UK)

EYFS progress check at age two example (word) - If at any point throughout the EYFS significant emerging concerns are identified an EHAP should be initiated.

Monitoring children's progress and outcomes

These tools can be used from birth to five to track and provide gap analyses of children's progress for individual, whole group and specific groups:

Early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP)

The secretary of state for education, Justine Greening, announced that the EYFSP will remain in place for the 2017 to 2018 academic year.

Schools must complete the EYFSP for reception pupils by Friday, 30 June 2017 and report results to the local authority

EYFSP results for the 2015 to 2016 academic year have been published (GOV.UK)

Early years foundation stage profile exemplification materials (GOV.UK)
Sets out the national standard for the level of learning and development expected at the end of the EYFS.

The EYFS profile handbook 2017 (GOV.UK website)
This handbook supports practitioners in making accurate judgements about each child's attainment

EYFS assessment and reporting arrangements January 2016 (GOV.UK website)
Statutory guidance including completing the EYFS profile, moderating the profile and reporting and using the results

Ealing EYFS profile (EYFSP)moderation 2016

Resources to support EYFSP moderation:

Article - defining a good level of development (word)

Article - working effectively with parents to enable children to reach good levels of development (word)

EYFSP moderation process prompts (word)

Understanding and using the EYFSP data

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

Supporting document and resources

Making judgments on children’s development on entry to nursery and reception (pdf)

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2018