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Early Years Foundation Stage definition

What does Early Years Foundation Stage mean?

The learning, welfare and development requirements for children in childcare or education during their 'early years' (from the age of 3 to reaching compulsory school age).

Some children over 2 years old and all children over 3 are entitled to some Early Years Foundation Stage education free of charge until reaching compulsory school age.


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Early Years Foundation Stage is referenced 1 in Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents

Early Years Foundation Stage is referenced 1 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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