Early Years Outcomes
Years Outcomes, is a new, non-statutory guide to support
practitioners. It can be used by childminders, nurseries and
others, such as Ofsted inspectors, throughout the early years as a
guide to making best-fit judgements about whether a child is
showing typical development for their age, may be at risk of delay,
or is ahead for their age.
Ofsted inspectors will now be referring to
this new document during inspections.
Development Matters is also non-statutory guidance and supports
practitioners in implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage. It
is a resource for early years practitioners which is intended to
help them to understand and support each individual child’s
We advise that you use Early Years Outcomes as an
additional resource and we've produced a document that shows you
the changes to the development statements.
This document is available for PACEY members
only. Download Changes to Development Statements now.
the Early Years Outcomes document here.
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