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Early Years TA course - Jan 2024

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Category Early Years Teaching Assistants & Support Staff

Target audienceTeaching Assistant
Support Staff

Audience capacity30


Type1 session x 2:30 hrs
1 session x 2:30 hrs
1 session x 2:30 hrs


This course will examine the statutory requirements for the Early Years Foundation Stage and explore the themes and principles which underpin it as well as the non-statutory guidance which supports the delivery of the curriculum.

The course will cover:

  • The importance of child development and how young children learn
  • How the enabling environment promotes children's learning
  • The importance of the learning environment and your contribution to this
  • The importance of valuing and using the outdoor environment as an extension of the indoor learning environment
  • Developing strategies for effective adult-child interactions
  • Observation skills, assessment and planning
  • Understanding the assessment requirements of the EYFS Profile
  • Developing partnerships with parents

Professional Learning Packages:

Schools have the option to buy a professional learning (PL) package for Early Years. Once purchased, the PL Booker for each school can book two people onto all courses within Early Years. Additional places will be charged at the cost displayed on the course page.

To purchase the package:

  • Log into the hub
  • Scroll down to the Schools Traded Services Store
  • Click ''Enfield Education'
  • Select the package of professional learning you which to purchase
  • If you are purchasing for more than one school, select the school you are purchasing for

Packages can be purchased for non-Enfield schools, please select the OutOfBorough option.


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