Early years support
Information for childcare providers about the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and quality improvement.
- Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum
View the new Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum document.
- English as an additional language
Children learning English as an additional language (EAL). Many children in early years settings will have a home language other than English.
- Inclusion in Dorset (Pre-School)
Dorset has a range of services to support pre-school SEN provision.
- Learning and Teaching Support
The Early Years Team has compiled information, links and resources that we believe practitioners will find useful in continuing to develop good practice in Dorset pre school settings.
- OfSTED support
The Self Evaluation Form and OfSTED expectations. The new OfSTED framework which was implemented in May 2005 included the following changes:
- Information for parents
The Early Years Parents pages offer information about the educational process in Dorset and about what this means in practice.