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An independent stocktake of the Foundation Phase

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Together with the findings from other ongoing evaluations and reviews, the stocktake will provide a broad evidence base to inform future policy development with a view to strengthening the Foundation Phase.

Building a Brighter Future: Early Years and Childcare Plan sets out our commitment to improving life chances for children in Wales and reaffirms our commitment to the Foundation Phase. 

Due to identified variation in practice, the stocktake has taken a closer look at how the Foundation Phase is being implemented across Wales, quality and reducing variability.