What is the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile assessment?

What is the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile assessment?

The EYFS Profile is a way of assessing and recording a child’s level of ability and progress as they go though the EYFS. The profile is created through making observations about each child and recording each stage as they meet it.

How is an Eyfs profile completed?

A completed EYFS Profile consists of 20 items of information: the attainment of each child assessed in relation to the 17 ELG descriptors, together with a short narrative describing the child’s three learning characteristics. Assessments will be based primarily on observation of daily activities and events.

What is assessed in the Eyfs profile?

The EYFS profile assesses a child at the end of reception to make sure they’re progressing well and meeting national requirements. The report is sent home to parents for them to read and will include assessments on the following: Communication and language – listening skills, understanding and speaking.

At what age should an Eyfs profile be completed?

age 5
The statutory EYFS framework requires the EYFS profile assessment to be carried out in the final term of the year in which a child reaches age 5, and no later than 25 June in that term.

What does the early years foundation stage profile mean?

The EYFS profile is a statutory assessment of children’s attainment at the end of the early years foundation stage (known as a summative assessment). Day-to-day informal checking of what children…

What’s the age range for a foundation phase assessment?

This span is greater than the age range of the children who will be assessed, which is 36 to 60 months. The upward and downward extension is necessary to cater for children who may be at an early stage of their development and also for those who are more able. The following table describes the broad age ranges relating to each step.

When was the foundation phase profile made statutory?

The Foundation Phase Profile (the Profile) is an assessment tool that aligns assessment on entry through to the end of the Foundation Phase. The Profile has been developed as a national assessment of all children to establish a baseline within the first six weeks of entry into Reception Year and was made statutory from September 2015.

What is purpose of profile assessment at end of EYFS?

The main purpose of the profile assessment at the end of the EYFS is to support a successful transition to key stage 1 (KS1) by informing the professional dialogue between EYFS and year 1 teachers. This should inform year 1 teachers about each child’s stage of development and learning needs, and help them to plan the year 1