PRACTICE GUIDE: PRIME AREAS OF THE EYFS

Expert advice on the new Prime Areas of the revised Early Years Foundation Stage - Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, and Communication and Language. Focus on three to fives and under-threes.

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Eyfs best practice: Prime time ... Communication and Language

Ability to communicate and use language is recognised as the foundation for children's development across other learning areas. By Nancy Stewart

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EYFS Best Practice: Prime time - Under threes ... Communication and Language

To create a communication rich environment for their charges, Norland Nursery staff studied their own communication patterns. By Clare Crowther

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EYFS best practice: Prime time ... Personal, Social and Emotional Development

The right kind of experiences in the earliest years build the nerve networks in the brain that a child needs for good PSED. Caregivers carry a huge responsibility,...

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EYFS Best Practice: Prime time - Under threes ... Personal, Social and Emotional Development

In promoting PSED, Norland Nursery chose to focus on the elements in isolation as well as how they weave together. Clare Crowther explains.

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EYFS Best Practice: Prime time ... Physical Development

The inclusion of physical development as a Prime area of the revised EYFS will have a powerful impact on a child's emotional well-being and later learning, says...

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EYFS Best Practice: Prime time - Under threes ... Physical Development

Creating enabling environments to promote the physical development of babies and young children is the main focus in the first of a three-part series by Clare Crowther....