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Making the Most of your Learning Walk: 1 hour briefing

Title: Making the Most of your Learning Walk

Course tutor: Early Years Quality and Attainment Team

Target audience:  This course is for leaders and managers working in early years settings (PVI).

About this course

This training will be delivered using Microsoft teams. Please book on to the course using Eventbrite. You will receive an email from Early Childhood Services with a link to the briefing and further instructions to enable you to access this. Whilst we develop our online training courses this training will be offered free.

About this course

Inspectors will complete a learning walk around the premises with the provider or their representative early on in the inspection. This provides an opportunity for leaders to explain how they organise the early years provision, including the aims and rationale for their EYFS curriculum (Early Years Inspection Handbook for Ofsted registered provision May 2019 updated Sept 2019 Ref 180040)

This course will provide Leaders and Mangers Early Years in Early Years Settings (PVI) with an opportunity to prepare for themselves and their teams for this crucial element of their Inspection.

Course Aims

  • To reflect upon the importance of the learning walk and where it sits within the current Inspection Framework
  • To think about planning for your learning walk in order to showcase best practice within your setting
  • To be able to plan for your learning walk and empower all staff members to have ownership of this
  • To be more confident that you are well prepared to make the most of your learning walk during your Ofsted Inspection

Course dates

Tuesday 30th June 10am - 11am

Tuesday 7th July 1.30pm – 2.30pm

Online teams training.


The following costs will apply to this training course:

  • NCC EY provider: FREE
  • City EY provider: £75 - £100

Booking information


10.00am - 11.00am

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1.30pm - 2.30pm

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6.30pm - 7.30pm

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Cancellation policy

If you fail to attend a course you have booked on without cancelling your place via your Eventbrite account no refund will be given.

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  • if there are still places left then your colleague must book their own place and you must cancel yours
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