Ofsted Early Years Foundation Stage Early Years Foundation StageIn our most recent Ofsted inspection, we are proud to say that we were awarded a grade of Good. The report noted that: ‘Staff are positive role models. Children’s behaviour is excellent. Highly qualified staff use their knowledge well. They provide activities and experiences that capture children’s curiosity and motivate them to learn.’ Download our report Early Years Foundation StageShine Childcare implements a curriculum which follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework. This means that the children in our care are in an environment which promotes all seven areas of learning and development that Ofsted require. These are:Personal, social and emotional developmentPhysical developmentCommunication and languageLiteracyMathematicsUnderstanding of the worldExpressive arts and design By supporting each child’s development with the EYFS framework, they are learning best by:Thinking CriticallyCreatingBeing ActiveExploringPlayingYou can find out more about EYFS here.