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iPads and ICT in the Early Years


Please use the additional pages in the menu to the left of this page to access additional resources and information regarding the use of ICT within the EYFS curriculum.

What's available to support the New EYFS Framework?


The EYFS and Key Stage 1 ICT Progressions document is available to download free from the link below. It has been written and developed to work alongside the Primary Progressions document. The document provides a progression of skills for each of the ICT elements below. The skills progressions starts in the Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 1. There is also an additional Primary Progressions document covering Key Stage 1, Lower Key Stage 2 and Upper Key Stage 2.

ICT elements covered:-
Text and Multimedia
Images, Video and Animation
Data Handling
Logo and Control
Electronic Communications
Digital Research
Data Logging
Simulations and Modelling

Links to ICT through the Areas of Learning and Development:-
The link below will take you to a page with the different areas of learning. Clicking on an area of learning will provide you with useful ICT links to this sections and ideas for activities of how ICT can be incorporated into the area of Learning and Development.

Click here to link to the EYFS and Key Stage 1 Progressions in ICT Document.

Click here to link to the EYFS Areas of Learning and Development and the incorporated ICT ideas and activities.



The 'new curriculum' for ICT will come into effect for schools from September 2014.  The latest draft document is available from the link above.  To date, the new curriculum now referes to ICT as 'Computing' and places a greater emphasis on the 'control' element of ICT particularly at Key Stage 2.

The  PDF above (New Computing Curriculum) is the Computing  section  extracted from the complete document 'The National Curriculum in England' Framework Document for consultation Pages 152 & 153.(February 2013). 

 If you would like any help or support with ICT within the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 please contact us through the form below.