The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) was introduced in September 2008. The EYFS is made up of a Statutory Framework for the Early Years which sets the standards for learning and development and ensures the welfare and safety for children from birth to five years. A Practice Guidance document supports the workforce in assessing a child's progress and helps them to provide the best learning experience for all babies and children. In a nutshell the EYFS Framework explains how & what your child will be learning & how best to support their development. Your child will be learning skills, acquiring new knowledge development. In a nutshell the EYFS Framework explains how & what your child will be learning & how best to support their development. Your child will be learning skills, acquiring new knowledge & demonstrating their understanding through aeas of learning & development.
This is the person who is the main point of contact within the setting, helps your child to become settled, happy & feel safe and secure. They are responsible for your child's care, development & learning, takes a careful note of your child's progress, sharing this with you and consulting with you to plan future opportunities and experiences which will assist your child's progression at home and within the setting. Research suggests that a Key Person approach is by far the most effective way of enabling children to form close attachments and develop strong relationships with a significant adult in the nursery. Proving a Key Person approach ensures every child feels safe, secure and cared for and assists them in becoming familiar with the nursery environment, which is a significant element of the settling in procedure. At Bambinos Boutique Daycare Ltd we recognise and promote all children's individuality and identify that relationship between care givers and children are crucial for the child's all round happiness and wellbeing. That is why we take extra steps to find out as much information about you and your child to ensure they are matched accordingly with the most appropriate member of our workforce.
You are able to get information about your child's development at any time & there are 2 stages (at age 2, & again at age 5) when the professionals caring for your child must give you written information about how he / she is doing. Progress reports / assessment charts are done regularly & are kept in your child's personal file. With the use of Tapestry parents cant take a look at their child's learning journal & assessment charts. Next steps are provided termly for parents/carers to view their child's care, development and learning. This enables practitioners and parents/carers to work co-operatively to plan future opportunities and experiences that best meet their needs and interests.