This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. It covers statutory assessment and reporting requirements for the early years foundation stage (EYFS).
This guidance is reviewed annually. It covers the 2013 to 2014 academic year.
The assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA) contains provisions made pursuant to Article 9 of The Education (National Curriculum) (EYFS Assessment Arrangements) (England) Order 2004, as amended. This order is made under section 87(3) of the Education Act 2002.
The ARA gives full effect to, or otherwise supplements the provisions made in the order, and as such has effect as if made by the order. The ARA provides information and guidance on national curriculum assessments and their administration.
Local authorities, headteachers, governing bodies and all early years education providers and education professionals with responsibility for assessing, reporting or moderating the EYFS profile.
This guidance applies to all early years settings, including maintained schools, non-maintained schools, independent schools and all providers on the early years register.
Statutory guidance from the Department for Education, covering statutory assessment and reporting requirements for the early years foundation stage (EYFS).
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