Definitions for "Foundation Stage"
The curriculum followed by children below statutory school age, in schools (Nursery and Reception) and pre-school provision
Education pre Key Stage 1 for children aged three to the end of the Reception year.
The curriculum provided for children aged 3, 4 and 5 wherever they are - includes children in 'nursery and reception' classes in schools. Requires both indoor and outdoor play to be available all day.