Leadership and Management

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Crèche Guidance 2018


2020 Data Analysis - Good Practice in the Early Years in Schools

EYFS progress prompts for tracking 2020

Funded two year olds

2021 - Entitlement for Two Year Olds: What does high quality look like?

Information on two year old entitlement for providers

Audit - quality provision for two year olds (2021)

Inclusive Practice

Choosing resources

Principles that underpin anti-discriminatory education

Leadership and Management

Business, financial and legal aspects of running and managing early years and childcare settings

Characteristics of group

Continuous provision mind maps

EYFS action plan - generic template (2021)

EYFS learning journey scrutiny for schools (2020)

EYFS learning journey scrutiny for settings (2020)

EYFS observation free flow

Governor monitoring of Early Years Foundation Stage

Groups overview - schools (2020)

Groups overview - settings (2020)

Guidance and templates for developing EYFS action plan 2021-22

Lesson observation template

Lesson observation template - reception (2020)

Links with other settings children attend (2021)

Monitoring - behaviour walk

Monitoring - environment

Monitoring - environment checklist

Monitoring - inclusive, quality-first teaching

Monitoring - learning journeys

Monitoring - learning walk

Observation - adult-led session - whole class (2020)

Observation of staff practice - child-led learning (2020)

Observation of teaching (adult-led group):settings (2020)

Possible interview questions for EYFS leader/coordinator

Post-training impact sheet (2021)

Sample EYFS Coordinator job description

Staff meeting agenda and minutes template

Staff support plan

Supervision meeting record (June 2019)

Vulnerable groups grid - overview of support

Vulnerable groups simple grid - portrait (2021)

Vulnerable group interventions

Vulnerable groups Venn diagram 

Vulnerable groups Venn diagram 2019


EYFS Musts Audit 2019-20 - specific EYFS requirements providers must fulfill

How to contact Ofsted and where to find frequently used forms and documents

New Ofsted grade descriptors (Good and Outstanding) - settings (from Sept 2019)

Ofsted definition of teaching - evaluation of practice

Ofsted grade descriptors - Early Years in schools (2020)

Poster for parents

Teaching definition poster (2021)


Early Years Educator (level 3) qualification criteria

Early Years teachers' standards

Transition/School Readiness

Early Years transition pack 2019

OCC school readiness booklet