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Early years and childcare

Information about events and activities for babies, toddlers and children [external link]

The early years foundation stage (EYFS) [external link] is the statutory framework that sets the standards that all early years providers must meet to ensure children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. Development matters [external link, pdf document] is the non-statutory guidance material that supports practitioners in implementing the statutory requirements of the EYFS.