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Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) staffing ratio and qualification requirements

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Last updated on 15 January 2018
School types: All · School phases: Nursery, Primary
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What qualifications must our EYFS staff have? We explain that the required ratios and qualifications for staff in the EYFS vary depending on a number of factors. We look at requirements in different settings and at who counts as a 'school teacher'.

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  1. 1 Qualification requirements
  2. 2 ‘Full and relevant’ qualifications
  3. 3 Staffing ratio requirements
  4. 4 School teachers: who counts?

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