• Revealed: The DfE's reformed early learning goals for reception pupils from 2021

    The government has confirmed changes to the early learning goals, which are used to assess pupils at the end of reception. Here are the final ELGs, as set out in the Department for Education’s response to its consultation on the changes. The reforms become statutory from September 2021.   Communication and Language 1. Listening, Attention

    12.29 Jul. 1st, 2020 | News

  • Ignore the naysayers, the new early-learning goals are great

    Credit where credit is due, writes Clare Sealy; the government has done a really good job on its new early-learning goals So here we are again: another day, another early-years education story. There has been quite a lot of anxiety about these new early-learning goals (ELGs), and people are fearful that they will mark a

    15.30 Jun. 22nd, 2018 | Opinion