on the links below to find the QCA summaries of the early learning goals
for each of the six learning areas.
and emotional development
Language and literacy
and understanding of the world
details of the Early Learning Goals can be found in the Qualifications
and Curriculum Authority publication 'Early Learning Goals' issued October
1999 ref: QCA/99/436.
booklet contains the early learning goals and principles and aims for the
foundation stage, which includes children from age three to the end of
the reception year.
introduces these goals to all practitioners involved in early years settings.
It sets the goals into context, particularly in relation to younger children
in the foundation stage."
booklet can also be downloaded in PDF format from the QCA website at www.qca.org.uk.