A Practical Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage
Friday, September 14, 2012
By Miranda Walker (Nelson Thornes, 14.99, ISBN 97814085153956, published 28 September)
If you are looking for an indispensable text when it comes to implementing the revised EYFS, this is the book for you. Miranda Walker has put together a clear and accessible guide, written with both practitioners and learners in mind, which examines the Prime and Specific areas in detail and explains how to promote them.
There is a wealth of activities with plenty of fresh ideas which are suitable for a variety of settings and age ranges, and which also match the Development Matters in the EYFS guidelines.
There is detailed coverage of Ofsted and the thinking behind the current framework, designed to help readers know what to expect and be fully prepared. Free downloads support the book's key sections.