Education in Early Years

Useful links to resources and articles looking at Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 

In this section there are links to resources and information that provide an overview of EYFS education:


EYFS Framework: Learning and Development 

 This unit includes:

  • Play and Exploration
  • Active Learning
  • Creativity and Critical Thinking
  • Areas of Learning and Development

Access the unit here


Conserving creativity in the Early Years

In this article Kathryn Solly, former Headteacher of Chelsea Open Air Nursery School and Children's Cente, discusses the creation of a premature formal curriculum stressing early literacy and numeracy versus a broader play-based learning approach (which includes developmentally appropriate literacy and numeracy). Read the article here