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Evidencing Attainment for Ofsted in the Revised EYFS (including an overview of the Early Years Profile 2013) (booking see below)
This full day course will look at ways of evidencing attainment (key Ofsted judgement) for children in EYFS. The course will consider manageable ways of tracking learning (providing tracking documents), recording observations and using these to inform next steps in learning. The course considers records of achievement (learning journeys) & how to develop them for individual children. Part of the day will look at the EYFS Profile and consider implications for practice. The course will also look at short planning & evaluation as an aspect of evidencing attainment.
Sheffield -
The above course will run from 10am to 3.45pm at The Double Tree Hotel (by Hilton Sheffield Park), Chesterfield Road South, Sheffield S8 8BW on Monday 3rd June 2013. Price £140 (plus VAT) including lunch and coffee.

New to the Early Years Foundation Stage
This new course provides a detailed introduction to the Early Years Foundation Stage for those completely new to FS or those returning to FS. The concept of the day is to provide practitioners with an action plan for the build up to their initiation into FS and a survival guide for the first few months. The course will look in detail at:

  • The basic knowledge practitioners need to engage with in order to ensure appropriate early learning
  • Preparing for children coming into FS to learn and develop – what needs to be in place from the beginning
  • An action plan for the first few months in FS including developing child initiated learning inside & outside, baseline knowledge of the child and how to establish early routines, independence & appropriate behaviour
  • The course then considers developing you as a knowledgeable, reflective early years practitioner

Sheffield - The above course will run from 10am to 3.45pm at The Double Tree Hotel (by Hilton Sheffield Park), Chesterfield Road South, Sheffield S8 8BW on Wednesday 25th September 2013. Price £145 (plus VAT) including lunch and coffee.

Outstanding Teaching for Ofsted in Early Years
This full day course will consider the nature of outstanding EYFS teaching based on the ‘Ofsted Additional Guidance for Inspectors’. The day will include the development of an appropriate leaning environment inside and outside, the balance of adult directed / child initiated learning, the adult role in supporting learning and developing independence.
Sheffield - The above course will run from 10am to 3.45pm at The Double Tree Hotel (by Hilton Sheffield Park), Chesterfield Road South, Sheffield S8 8BW on Wednesday 23rd October 2013. Price £145 (plus VAT) including lunch & coffee.

Managing & Leading the Early Years Foundation Stage
This completely revised course examines the role of the FS manager & leader. The course begins with an update in relation to recent documentation and statutory requirements and moves on to look at what the EYFS leader needs to be actually doing & ways of doing this.
The course looks in detail at observing, monitoring & evaluating the learning environment inside & outside, the role of the adult in FS, relationships, observation, assessment & planning.
Participants with leave with a simple format for observing, monitoring, evaluation and identifying next steps.
Other elements of the course will consider the FS manager & leader & coaching plus an outline of possible documentation to evidence the manager & leaders role.
Sheffield - The above course will run from 10am to 3.45pm at The Double Tree Hotel (by Hilton Sheffield Park), Chesterfield Road South, Sheffield S8 8BW on Wednesday 27th November 2013. Price £145 (plus VAT) including lunch & coffee.

In School Advice & Training
We offer customised consultancy & training nationally & internationally for settings, schools & networks of schools. This includes on-site training and/or observation & evaluation of the schools foundation stage practice. Prices on application.

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