About the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework

The EYFS Framework sets the standards that schools and all types of early education and childcare provision must meet for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5.

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework

Changes to the EYFS Framework become law in September 2021. Help for early years providers and childminders working with 0 to 4 year olds is available.

Supporting material and non-statutory guidance is available on the following websites:

For further help, support and advice about EYFS or early years issues, contact our improvements advisory team on earlyyears@herefordshire.gov.uk