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EYFS: role of the link governor

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Last updated on 27 October 2016
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What does the role of EYFS link governor involve? This article highlights examples of what a link governor for the EYFS could do. It also suggests questions that an EYFS governor could ask senior members of school staff, including in relation to setting up a new Early Years unit.

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Contents

  1. 1 Should a primary school have an EYFS link governor?
  2. 2 Questions to ask the school's EYFS co-ordinator
  3. 3 Questions to ask the headteacher
  4. 4 The role of an EYFS link governor: example
  5. 5 What can I do if I think the EYFS provision is poor?
  6. 6 Role when opening a new Early Years setting

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