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New EYFS Reforms: Curriculum Design Training

Growing an Early Years Curriculum based on your school’s context, values and children

The new EYFS Reforms, to be implemented for all schools in September 2021, provide schools with a huge opportunity to take full ownership of the early years curriculum and ensure it aligns with future learning. Warwickshire LA has been working with the ‘Early Adopter’ schools this year and this training takes that leaning into account.

Whilst this session is not ‘The Warwickshire Way’  - there is no prescribed approach in the new EYFS. It  will take a step-by-step approach to building a curriculum, looking at examples of:

  • EYFS Vision – ensuring this sets out to achieve ambitious goals
  • Curriculum Intent – how to define key outcomes and looking at progression in learning
  • Implementation – including both curriculum design and pedagogy
  • Impact – focusing on assessment and evaluation of children’s outcomes and the curriculum

Following the session, a copy of the ‘Growing an Early Years Curriculum’ document, which relates to the course content and includes examples of progress models, will be sent to delegates.

Date:               Tuesday 11th May 2021

Time:              1.15 – 3.45pm

Cost:               £115 +vat  for subscribers, £125 +vat  for non-subscribers including course document  

Delegates:      This course is for EYFS Leads within school

To book, please email:  jeanette@marulaconsultancy.co.uk   07971 843637

Early Years Foundation Stage reforms 2021: Book your session now

The reforms to the Early Years Foundation Stage will be implemented from September 2021.  Coventry and Warwickshire Local Authorities are working in partnership to deliver a series of free briefing events during May, June and July 2021. The organisation of the sessions is hosted by Warwickshire Teaching School Alliance.

The briefings are focused on different audiences and include sessions for:

  • Governors
  • Headteachers / School Leaders 
  • EYFS practitioners in Schools and group settings
  • Childminders
  • Professionals / Interested stakeholders

We kindly request that one representative attends per organisation, we have over 2,000 people to train and will be running more sessions if demand is high.

A summary of the different sessions is available here. The website booking link is also provided

The new early years foundation stage (EYFS) framework was published on the 31 March 2021. Development Matters is the revised non-statutory curriculum guidance for the new EYFS framework that everyone can use from September 2021 and is a non-statutory guide to support practice.

Level 3 Early Years Educator course funded for free

The Government is funding Level 3 qualifications in early years for free from 1 April for over-24s. The Level 3 Early Years Educator course is one of 400 free qualifications on offer, in the Government’s attempt to boost skills and jobs, as the country recovers from the pandemic. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/qualifications-in-new-funded-offers?fbclid=IwAR03u89IfhImjwo3QbkbdkaJGQr9nULcz0Gcz7BDpni2rtqs6aam0XqLenk

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