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If your child is aged between 2–4 years, the chances are that they are in some form of Early Years setting, whether that is a nursery, preschool, playgroup, or with a childminder.

This is a hugely important stage for your child’s learning, we will provide information on the Early Years Framework, early years settings, Early Years Support and more.

The Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage explained

Early Years Language

Early Years Language information and resources

Early Years Settings and Applying

Types of early years settings and how to reserve a space

Early Years Support

Early years providers should consider how best to use their resources to support the progress of children with SEN.

SEN Funding in Early Years

Information on Free Early Years Entitlement, SEND Premium and inclusion funding and Early Years Pupil Premium.

How can I defer my child starting school?

Information on Early Year Deferral and Summer Borne Children

Early Years Transition

Settling into nursery or moving to primary school

Toileting Tips

Toileting tips and Support

Further Information