The EYFS progress check at age two

Getting Ready for the Revised
EYFS September 2012
EYFS Support Meeting Summer 2012
• To ensure practitioners are familiar with the key
elements of the revised EYFS ready for
implementation in September 2012
• To network and learn from each other
• To share national and local updates
Implementing the Revised EYFS
resources and
Building on existing
good practice –
refinement rather than
Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (DfE)
Development Matters (Early Education)
A Know How Guide
The EYFS progress check at age two (ncb)
Check list of changes
To follow
EYFS for Parents (4children)
The EYFS Profile 2012 (STA)
Summer 2012
Revised EYFS - Key Themes
• Safeguarding
• Child development, how children learn
areas of learning and development
• Partnership with parents
• SEN and inclusion
• Assessment
• Early intervention, inter agency working
Statutory Framework for the Early
Years Foundation Stage
• The Learning and Development
• Assessment
• The Safeguarding and Welfare
The Learning and Development
Section 1
Section 2
Wrap around and holiday providers
Prime and Specific areas of learning.
Progress check at age two
Individual needs, interests, and stage of
development Development Matters
A Know How Guide: The EYFS progress
check at age two
English as an additional language
Planned, purposeful play through ‘a mix of
adult led and child initiated activity’
The different ways children learn
Characteristics of Effective Learning
Early Learning Goals
Taken from Development Matters in the EYFS page 5 Early Education 2012
Development Matters
Characteristics of Effective Learning
Playing and Exploring,
Active Learning and
Creating and Thinking
Critically support children’s
learning across all areas of
• Activity: Reflection
• The EYFS progress
check at age two
• Progress from the
• EYFS Support
Meeting Autumn 12
The EYFS Progress Check at Age
Activity: True or False
True / False
The EYFS requires that providers carry out
a progress check at age two
True / False
• When recording the progress check ,
practitioners must use a government
prescribed format?
True / False
The progress check at 2 involves the
Childs key person
Observational on going assessment
Voices of the child, parent and other
professionals involved
True / False
• The progress check should describe the
activities and strategies the provider
intends to adopt to address any issues
and concerns
True / False
One of the aims of the progress check is
to review a child's development in the 3
prime areas
True / False
Practitioners should encourage parents to
share information from the progress check
with other relevant professionals, including
their health visitor
True / False
If a child moves between settings between
the ages of two and three, it is expected
that the progress check would usually be
undertaken by the setting where the child
has spent the most time
The Safeguarding and Welfare
• How do I ensure that I meet all the
Meeting the Safeguarding and
Welfare Requirements
Meeting the Safeguarding and
Welfare Requirements
• What are the
important changes?
• Activity: Scenarios
Ofsted Inspection and Regulation
from September 2012
• New frameworks for registration, inspection and
• Guidance and frameworks published end June 12
• What Ofsted intend to achieve
• Proposed inspection judgements
Refreshment Break / Networking
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