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Observation & Assessment

A collection of early years (EYFS) and key stage 1 (KS1) resources designed to help with  observation, assessment and planning in early years settings. Includes an editable learning journey cover and introduction as well as observation and assessment sheets and labels featuring the EYFS statements for each of the relevant age groups.

You may also find our SEN section useful, as this contains further early years observation documents that might come in handy.

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‘What Next’ Template For EYFS Learning Journey

A template that can be used after making an observation about a child ...

2 Year Old Check Development Matters Statements

A really useful document containing the key development matters statements for the prime ...

2 year old check stages

Activity Observation / Planning Sheets

A set of forms that could be used to plan and observe various ...

Areas of Learning Covers (Revised EYFS)

A collection of decorative A4 covers introducing each area of learning under the ...

Assessment Template for Letters and Sounds

A useful template that can be used to assess a child's progress through ...

Letters and Sounds Assessment Template

Development Matters Statements

A comprehensive document containing the key Development Matters statements for both the prime ...

Development Matters Statements

Early Learning Goals Stickers

A set of handy stickers featuring all of the Early Learning Goals as ...

Early Years Goals stickers

Early Years Setting Risk Assessment Template

A useful risk assessment template that could be used in a school or ...

EYFS Evidence Gathering Sheets

A collection of forms which can be used to record the evidence you ...

EYFS Long Observation Template

A template that can be used to record significant learning - ideal for ...

EYFS Observation Sheets

A very useful pro forma which can be used when completing observations and ...

EYFS Observation/Assessment Templates

A handy set of observation templates to use in the early years foundation ...

Observation documents


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Emma, Bognor Regis
I love all the KS1 teaching resources from ELHQ and use them all the time at school (and at home!). The role-play section is a particular favourite, especially all the pirate related stuff.
Will, Brighton
ELHQ is definitely my first stop for free teaching resources for my ks1 class, as they have such a varied choice and the quality of their pictures is always amazing!
Kate, London
Thank you so much…this site is amazing! I really love the planning section, there are so many new ideas that I want to try out!
Sandra , Cullompton
This site provides brilliant EYFS resources that I regularly use in my early years setting. All the material is bright and colourful and is great to use as part of displays. My class especially like the Elmer the Elephant section!
Anna, Manchester
Wonderful resources….particularly love all the new planning documents the story resources and the number rhymes.