This page contains material on planning for the delivery of the EYFS. Please feel free to discuss them with your Early Years and Childcare Service Advisor or Worker when they visit to make the most of your planning to meet the needs of all children in your provision. 

Planning support audits

These documents are designed to be a supportive guide to settings reviewing their planning approaches and documentation. They are intended to be used together or as separate audits of your practice. 

Questions to support assessing and planning for the individual child

Planning and providing an engaging environment

Planning as a team – staff, parents and children

Planning to meet the specific needs of identified groups of children (SEND, EYPP, Gender etc…)

Planning-observation-assessment cycle 

The below document is a planning template that may support your thinking processes to ensure children’s individual needs remain at the centre.

Planning Template – completed example

Planning Template – blank version