Support for national curriculum assessment administration at early years foundation stage profile


The Local Authority supports schools to ensure that they administer the statutory assessments and reporting arrangements appropriately.

This includes offering training and advice on statutory assessment, moderation of teacher assessments and undertaking monitoring visits.

The Local Authority has a statutory responsibility to monitor the administration of the tests.

What the service provides

Core Service (Statutory)

  • Moderating statutory Early Year Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) assessments
  • Termly cluster meetings for agreement trialing activities
  • Advice on all aspects of statutory EYFSP assessment and brokerage of training
  • Guidance materials
  • A dedicated, suitably qualified lead
  • Liaison with the STA and the DfE
  • Telephone and email advice when it is needed

Traded Service (Non Statutory)

The following aspects can be added to the Core Service:

  • Option 1- Autumn Term Newly qualified teacher or teacher new to EYFS
    • Support from an EYFSP Moderator
  • Option 2  - Summer term for schools not included in the 25 per cent LA sample
    • Support from an EYFSP Moderator

Benefits to your school

  • Access to skilled and knowledgeable staff with up to date knowledge of EYFSP procedures and statutory requirements
  • A quality assurance system and any liaison with the STA, DfE and related agencies


The daily rate for non-statutory support is shown on the price list sent to Bury schools.

Academies will be charged for the core services.