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Developing High Quality Outdoor Play Provision
Developing High Quality Outdoor Play Provision

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Research shows that the amount of outdoor play offered to children varies by childcare setting, with some children receiving little and others much more. Outdoor play helps children to develop many skills and supports their wellbeing. It enhances their coordination and physical skills as children climb, jump, balance, and participate. It develops resilience and confidence and empowers children to become more independent in their own learning.

This is a course that will help all staff to create an environment that enables the child to be stimulated by outdoor learning while developing decision making and problem-solving skills and learning to grow in confidence.

The learning objectives for this course are as follows:

  1. To understand the importance of providing quality outdoor provision
  2. To understand the importance of promoting the health and well-being of young children
  3. To understand how to plan and update outdoor learning areas to create a high-quality outdoor area
  4. To be able to implement initiatives in outdoor provision making provision for observation, assessment, and documentation
  5. To know how to promote health and safety aspects including how we support and develop opportunities for risky play

This course will ensure your practice is in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage, The Early Years Framework and The Foundation Phase. It will also support your continuous professional development in line with the Early Years Teachers Standards.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before accessing the course, please call 0800 774 7874.

If you are an organisation and you have 5 or more learners who require the above training please consider our face to face options.

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  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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