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Follow the learning journey with Footsteps!

In a busy setting, it can be a real struggle to focus on providing great childcare whilst making time to record meaningful, detailed EYFS observations. That’s where Footsteps comes in.

How will Footsteps help me?

Footsteps is software which will make it quicker for you to identify where each child is in their own development pathway, by linking your observations directly to an online version of the EYFS curriculum.


Footsteps is flexible and can be used on a variety of devices including desktop, tablet and mobile devices, making it simple for you to update information whilst on-the-go.

Detailed observations

Put together detailed observations in minutes

Collecting evidence to show where each child is in their learning journey is so easy with Footsteps – you can capture photos to illustrate your observations and link these back to the EYFS curriculum as you go.


Show Ofsted how children are progressing

From the observations you upload, Footsteps will automatically calculate where a child is in line with the EYFS curriculum.  When Ofsted visit, Footsteps can show how one child or a specific group of children have progressed since they started at your setting.

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Plan next steps to help children thrive

Footsteps will show you what next steps are planned in either a daily or weekly timeframe, so you know what’s coming up.  You can view the next development steps in specific areas, like Maths, enabling you to plan suitable activities to help children thrive.


Have the EYFS curriculum at your fingertips

Footsteps makes the process of following EYFS so easy for everyone on your team, as the whole curriculum is stored within the software!  This can be really helpful, especially for junior staff who may be struggling to familiarise themselves with it.

With so many time-saving benefits of using Footsteps, you can finally wave goodbye the post-its you used to record your observations on and get back to spending more quality time with the children!

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