Thought you might like to have a look at this 'hot off the press'
This annual Statistical First Release (SFR) contains the latest information at
both national and local authority (LA) level on achievement outcomes at the end
of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in 2013.
In 2013, 52% of children achieved a Good Level of Development.
More girls achieved a Good Level of Development than boys, 60% girls compared with 44% boys.
The average score achieved on the EYFSP is 32.8 points. 34 points is
the equivalent of children achieving the expected level across all early learning
In each of the 17 early learning goals, a higher proportion of girls than
boys achieved at least the expected level.
It makes for interesting reading. You can download a copy to the full report here –
Download Statistical First Release