The aim of this training is to develop a strong foundation of knowledge in maths for the early years and implement this into practice in order to support children's learning.

Course Objectives

  • Identify key aspects of maths in the early years including priorities and predictors from research
  • Gain an overview of the progression of big ideas in early number sense
  • Explore developmentally appropriate teaching approaches
  • Investigate different methods for observing, assessing and planning for maths across the different ages of children in the setting
  • Utilise provision in the setting to develop maths with the early years children.