Welcome to Trafford - Early Years

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We offer Early Years and Childcare training courses to Early Years Foundation stage, Childcare and Play Practitioners.

These courses have been designed to give clear information to practitioners working with children and young people from birth to the age of 19.

The primary aim is to enable practitioners to meet required standards expected by law and to prepare settings for registration and inspection by Ofsted. It is also designed to enhance career and professional development opportunities to improve outcomes for children.
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Training & Events

05 May
Early Years Leadership and Management
This course unpicks some of the most common issues experienced by managers when managing staff, teams and their own time effectively. There are lots of opportunities to reflect on your own practice and the impact that you have as a manager/leader and also time to work in groups, share ideas and reflect together. Both sessions must be attended.
06 May
Supporting Story Telling in the Early Years
As children begin to develop language, the next skill they need is to be able to tell stories and recount events. This can be a tricky task and involves lots of complex skills. This course will explain this in detail and share practical ways to support this learning.
07 May
British Values and the Prevent Duty in Early Years
• To understand the background and purpose of British Values • To clarify the law and your responsibilities in the Prevent Duty • To explore how the EYFS actively promotes the teaching of British Values • To identify how Ofsted will judge practice • To reflect on practice in order to secure improvements It is an opportunity to develop a more in-depth knowledge of The Counter Terrorism Act, the issues around radicalisation, possible indicators of vulnerability and a clear overview of how you can meet your responsibilities under the Prevent Duty. There is a comprehensive breakdown of the 4 fundamental British Values into early years practice.