Upcoming courses:

  • Sat 9th Mar 19 (10:00-14:00)
  • Sat 6th Jul 19 (10:00-14:00)

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'


This course will provide you with an overview of the EYFS and how to implement this in practice. This is a practical course with activities including; video observations, completing assessments, and identifying opportunities to extend learning.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To develop an understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and how to implement this within practice.
  • To explore and understand the overarching principles of the EYFS, and the prime and specific areas of learning.
  • To understanding what the characteristics of effective learning mean and your role in providing an inclusive environment to support these.
  • To understand why we observe children, the different methods of observation, and to recognise key information within child observations. To recognise the importance of, and how to, extend children’s learning through planning.
  • To understand the importance of assessing and monitoring children’s learning

Who Should Attend?

  • Suitable for anyone working with children in the EYFS


Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE