Making an impact in EYFS: Science as an enabling environment for early literacy skills RN027 / C01

Start date
16 May 24
1 Day
Monkerton Community Primary School, Sestertius Road, Monkerton, Exeter EX1 3WS View on Google Map

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Science in EYFS is all about ‘Understanding the World’.  Discover how it provides a rich context full of awe, wonder and curiosity where children can develop valuable skills of literacy, language and communication.  Develop your understanding of how adult interactions and stimulating environments impact on children’s learning and consider how to embed the aims of the new EYFS Framework into this area of the curriculum.

Who is the course leader?

  • Yolande Ifold

    I am based in South West England working as a Primary Science Consultant. I am available to work with individual or groups of schools. When...


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • extend opportunities for developing language and communication skills through adult interactions
  • identify ways science can provide a stimulating environment to promote language and communication skills
  • incorporate opportunities for using science as a context for developing early reading skills
  • explore ways science can stimulate interest and provide opportunities for independent writing 


1 Making an impact in EYFS: Science as an enabling environment for early literacy skills16 May 202409:30-16:00Monkerton Community Primary School

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£200.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£350.00 +VAT

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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