EYFS software FAQ
Footsteps will make it quicker for you to find out where each child is in their development by linking your observations to an online version of the EYFS. It can also show you the next development steps in specific areas, like Maths, enabling you to plan suitable activities to help children thrive.
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 working in a busy setting.
When Ofsted visit, Footsteps will allow you to show how one child or a specific group of children have progressed since they started at your setting.
Yes – you can capture photos to illustrate your observations and link these back to the EYFS curriculum as you go.
From the observations your team upload, Footsteps automatically calculates where each child is in line with the EYFS curriculum for them. This can be really helpful, especially for junior staff who are struggling to familiarise themselves with the EYFS.
Footsteps is easy to pick up and start using without any special training. However, we’ll give you and your team as much support as you need until you’re completely comfortable using it. We’re available to talk to from 8am-8pm, Monday to Friday, if you ever need to ask a question.