Course overview

This course is for parents and carers who have children in the early years who will be getting ready to move on to primary school. The course will help develop, explore and understand the process and tools required to make it a smooth transition for all. This will ensure the child gets the best possible start in their new setting and help make their learning experience positive. We will have the opportunity to find out about how the education system works in the UK & how to best support your child at home.

Course description

A successful and positive Early Years experience improves outcomes for children and helps them to build skills that enable them to be resilient, confident and capable. This course identifies strategies that will help children be " School Ready." School readiness can be defined as ensuring children have progressed well in all areas of development and the course will focus on the areas of development in the Early Years Foundation stage and National curriculum. The course will enable parents to help their children get ready for the structure and routines of a school day.

We will find out about both the Early Years Foundation Stage & The National Curriculum. We will practise our phonics & make learning resources to help our children at home, & to support preparation for reception class. We will learn about opportunities for practising early maths & English skills. The course will cover topics like child development, policies & procedures in school & how schools are organised. Parents will feel more confident in both applying & choosing a primary school for their child. Parents will be able to plan their next steps & hopefully more on to volunteering in their child's school or setting or further learning & training opportunities.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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