Development Matters: Reading
Children develop at their own rates, and in their own ways. The development statements and their order should not be taken as necessary steps for individual children. The age/stage bands overlap because these are not fixed age boundaries but suggest a typical range of development.
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).