Course Detail

EYFS Leadership Course | 1st December 2020 to 1st July 2021


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  • SKU: 01/12/2020 (2:00pm - 4:30pm) 11/02/2021 25/03/2021 06/05/2021 01/07/2021
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What happens on this course?

A bespoke course, designed for new EYFS leaders looking to advance their knowledge, understanding and practice.  We will explore effective ways to develop a shared understanding of what is quality practice within the EYFS and effective strategies to improve teaching across a team.  The structure of the course allows delegates to visit key topics at opportune points throughout the academic year, with time in between for self-reflection.  Delegates will be invited to complete a gap task and have additional 1-1 discussions. 

The course will cover:

  • consideration of what leadership and learning means in the EYFS
  • establishing a vision and ethos for EYFS in your school
  • exploring characteristics of an effective EYFS Leader
  • roles and responsibilities of an EYFS Lead
  • using data effectively
  • leading the observation, assessment and planning cycle

How often are the sessions?

The course will be completed over five online session with the addition of a gap task and 1-1 discussions, dates and times for these to be arranged with the group. 

  • Day 1: Tuesday 1st December 2020, 2:00pm - 4:30pm (online)
  • Day 2: Thursday 11 February 2021, time to be confirmed with the group
  • Day 3: Thursday 25 March 2021, time to be confirmed with the group
  • Day 4: Thursday 06 May 2021, time to be confirmed with the group
  • Day 5: Thursday 01 July 2021, time to be confirmed with the group

To complete the course, delegates are expected to attend all sessions.


Delivered by:  Bolton Start Well Service, Quality and Outcomes Team


Who is this course for?

This course is for EYFS Leaders in schools. It is suitable for teachers new to the position and for existing EYFS leads who want to develop their effectiveness.

Booking Arrangements

E-mail: if you need assistance when booking online. 

Course Delivery

Access is online via Microsoft Teams.

Once you sign up for the course, you will be sent a welcome email with a link to join the training.  This link is intended for you only and should not be shared, copyright applies.

The training will be on the dates and times listed above and will be delivered by a member of the Start Well Quality and Outcomes Team.

Please note, you can access Microsoft Teams via a tablet, computer or smart phone device and you can join as a guest if you do not have an account.  Alternatively, the MS Teams app can be downloaded for free onto a smart device prior to the event from the App Store or Google Play.

Commitments and Cancellations

As much of the training for this course will be delivered online and can be watched or accessed again following the online delivery, you will be deemed to have accepted the charge as soon as we send out the joining details, resources and/or meeting or training access codes.

If you withdraw from the training before you are issued with the resources or online joining instructions, the following sliding scale of charges will apply:

Calendar days’ notice before the start date of the course Fee applicable
29 calendar days or more No charge
Between 15 and 28 calendar days (inclusive) 50% of course fee
Between 1 and 14 calendar days (inclusive) Full course fee
Failure to attend Treated as late cancellation and full course fee will be charged

All requests to withdraw must be received in writing to with the date accepted as the date of the email.

Charges will become effective on the date when we issue the booking confirmation and Welcome email, unless we receive an undeliverable return, excluding any Out of Office notice.


If for any reason we are unable to deliver the training as agreed, we will notify all delegates booked onto the course as quickly as possible with a revised date.

A full refund will be given in the event that we cancel the training in full.

Prices are valid until 31st August 2021.