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A deep dive into the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for primary subject leaders

Course Tutors
Andrew Boyes, Rebecca Collins
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Target Audience
Assistant Headteachers / Classroom Teachers / Deputy Headteachers / Early Years Leaders / Early Years Practitioners / Heads of Department/Faculty / Headteachers / New Headteachers / Subject Coordinators/Leaders / Teaching Assistants
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Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Assessment / English / Humanities / Languages / Leadership / Mathematics / Physical Education / Religious Education / Science
Event Description
Attending this course will enable subject leaders to gain a good understanding of how the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is organised and how it links to the National Curriculum. In particular, the training will look at how to ensure cohesive progression in sequenced learning from the EYFS educational programmes to the National Curriculum programmes of study.

The course will strengthen leaders’ confidence to fulfil their monitoring responsibilities in the EYFS and will support them in raising standards across the school.
Training objectives

  • to establish a clear understanding of the purpose and structure of the EYFS statutory framework and how this links with the National Curriculum

  • to understand the principles of implementing a play-based curriculum balanced with adult-led activity

  • to be aware of ways in which the curriculum is planned and developed in the EYFS

  • to consider ways of ensuring a clear progression in sequenced learning from the EYFS into Key Stage 1

  • to understand ways in which EYFS teachers assess progress and attainment of children

  • to understand the types of activity that are most helpful for subject leaders in order to successfully fulfil their monitoring role in the EYFS

Learning outcomes

  • a clear understanding of the Early Years curriculum and how it links to the National Curriculum

  • knowledge of how EYFS teachers and practitioners assess children’s attainment and progress

  • confidence to be able to monitor and evaluate National Curriculum subject areas within the EYFS

Additional Information
The cost of attending this training is £69 (excluding VAT) per delegate.
Closing Date
Monday 14 March 2022
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1 15 March 2022 13:00 - 16:00 Livestorm Webinar
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