birth to five years. For those working in the early years - whether in a nursery, pre-school, a childminder or in a reception class in
school - the EYFS outlines what they need to do to support your child.
The purpose of this booklet is to help you as a parent/carer* find out more about how your child is learning and developing
during their first five years, in relation to the EYFS. Children develop more rapidly during the first five years of their lives than at
any other time. This booklet has been written to help you as a parent know what to expect during