‘Assessment plays an important part in helping parents, carers and practitioners to recognise children’s progress, understand their needs, and to plan activities and support.‘
The statutory framework for the early years foundation stage, DfE (2017)
‘From September 2015, local authorities, health visiting services and early years providers will be expected to bring together health and early education reviews for young children at the age of two to two-and-a-half.’
The Integrated Review, NCB (2015)
The EYFS Profile is the statutory assessment that takes place at the end of the EYFS, during the summer term of the year in which the child reaches five, usually in the reception class. The EYFS profile summarises and describes children’s attainment at the end of the EYFS.