Information for Early Years Practitioners
DfE Guidance on temporary changes: attendance recording for educational settings whilst closed due to the coronavirus
We have put together key information and resources for schools to help maintain provision during the COVID-19 situation.
Support/Training from the Local Authority
Communication and Language
Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED) and Well-being
Early Years Mental Health and Emotional Well-being (MHEW)
Early Years Mental Health and Emotional Well-being webinars - please scroll down and find ‘Webinars 1&2 - Video Recordings (adapted for Early Years)’ where you will also find the PowerPoints for each webinar and the supporting resources referred to throughout the training. If you have any questions regarding these webinars, please contact Katie Kobylak – firstname.lastname@example.org
Reflect the minimum Early Years Foundation Stage statutory requirements.
Childminder Management and Safeguarding Audit - Word Version
Childminder Management and Safeguarding Audit - Excel Version
Group Management and Safeguarding Audit - Word Version
Group Management and Safeguarding Audit - Excel Version
Learning and Development Audit
Quality and Impact Review (QUIR)
Observation of Characteristics of Effective Learning
This information is for Early Years settings. Further information to help parents is available under the Information for Parents section.
Parent Partnership in the EYFS - a selection of case studies and research into building effective relationships with parents.
Partnerships with Parents: fun-filled ideas - a selection of ideas to support parents participate in home learning
HOME MATTERS: making the most of the home learning environment - Guidance for schools, nurseries, local authorities and public health partners
Observation, assessment and planning resources are currently under review
Working with 2 year olds
Working with Under 2s
Interacting with babies (0-18m) collaborative research project
Book and website list
Interactions self evaluation activity
Case study - high quality communication
Case study - interacting during routines
Case study - non baby room practitioner skills
Case study - non verbal communication
Case study - settling in
Case study - singing
Case study - sustained shared interactions
Case study - outdoor interactions
Helping children stay safe online
Healthy eating, exercise and diet
Transition to school
Transition to school guidance COVID-19 2020 - The transition from early years setting to reception will be very different this year. This guidance is to support this transition during the coronavirus pandemic.