Assessment in the EYFS

What is Assessment? All assessment in the EYFS falls into two categories, formative and summative. Formative Assessment: Arguably the most important type of assessment. Often referred to as “Assessment for Learning”. This informs your teaching and enables you to ensure learning progression. Summative Assessment: An “Assessment of Learning”. This creates data, giving a snapshot measure … Read more

Phase One Phonics

The building blocks of reading and writing Phase One Phonics Reading and Writing- two of the key skills that young children build when they begin their school journey. As a parent and teacher I find the reading journey astounding! Within a few short years children move from single letter sounds to being able to read … Read more