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EYFS Reading - End of Year Expectations


In the EYFS reading is covered in the 'Specific Area' of Literacy. By the end of their time in EYFS,  Reception children aim to achieve The Early Learning Goal (ELG).


Reading ELG:

  • Children read and understand simple sentences.
  • They use phonic knowledge to decode regular words and read them aloud accurately.
  • They also read some common irregular words.
  • They demonstrate understanding when talking with others about what they have read.
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