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Bearbrook Combined School

An Academy of the Great Learners Trust


Early Years at Bearbrook (Foundation and Pre School)


Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage

Every Child Matters

Non-Statutory – DfE Development Matters


A parent guide to help you find out more about your child’s learning and development in the EYFS.


In each band, there are suggestions about what your child may be doing, and how you can help them. It’s important to remember that children develop in different ways and at different rates. After each age band you will find top tips for fun, playful experiences that you and your child can do together at home.


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