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Bearbrook Combined School

An Academy of the Great Learners Trust


EYFS (Reception and Pre School)

If you have any questions regarding our Pre-School please speak to Shahara Taylor  on 01296 488331 or email and for our Reception please speak to Keely Ashby on 01296 488331 or email on


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