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Evaluating effective communication, language and literacy teaching in EYFS

Unless you’ve taught in EYFS, what happens in the classroom can be a bit of a mystery, but this is the key stage which everything builds upon.

If you’re an English subject lead, how can you ensure that you can be assured “That the aims of the early years curriculum are met and that it is sufficiently challenging for the children it serves ” [Ofsted framework 2019] if you’re not quite sure what best practice looks like?

This course is designed to support English subject leaders who are not based in EYFS to understand what high quality EYFS teaching looks like.

What are the essential components for developing a language rich environment?

We will look at the role of the learning environment, learn about the Characteristics of Effective Learning and identify key indicators of strong practice.

West Studios, Chesterfield College
23rd October 2019