At the end of FS2, children will be assessed using the Early Learning Goals. For each Early Learning Goal teachers will assess whether a child is meeting the level of development expected at the end of the Reception Year (expected), or not yet reaching this level (emerging).
The Early Learning Goals establish expectations for most children to reach by the end of the Foundation Stage (i.e. end of Reception year). By the beginning of Year 1, some children will have exceeded the goals, but other children will be working towards some or all of these goals.