This EYFS Development Matters 2021 document includes non-statutory curriculum guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage. Although, this information is non-statutory, it is a highly informative resource, designed to help practitioners working with early years children.
This Development Matters, EYFS document contains a clear overview of the ways in which practitioners can support children's learning and development through various ages and stages.
The EYFS Development Matters 2021 document also contains detailed information on the seven key features of effective practice and the characteristics of effective teaching and learning (CoETL). The document is split into the EYFS seven areas of learning to make it extra easy to read, plan, and find relevant information.
This EYFS guidance comes in conjunction with the updated EYFS Framework. This document contains all of the statutory guidance needed for practitioners to support teaching and learning in early years settings.
The Development Matters EYFS document, is clearly laid out and very easy to read. This makes it an ideal resource to be shared with parents or carers who want to support their child's development at home.