Early Years Development

What to expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage: a guide for parents

St Mary’s Playgroup follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). This document outlines how children learn and develop over their first five years and what adults can do to help their children grow.

The Department for Education have produced a straightforward guide for parents to the EYFS which will help you understand the importance of how playgroup works and suggestions for parents to help support children’s development.