Ready for School

Ready for School

Duration: 2 hours
Course ID: Ready for School
Start Date: 27 August 2020 (10am-12noon)
Entry requirements: None
Course fees: Free (subject to eligibility)
Please note: To ensure you have the relevant access to the online classroom, please complete your enrolment 4 days prior to the start date

Course Aims

Aimed at parents and carers of children that want to develop a range of techniques to help their child be ready to start school.

 An online based course to:

  • Know the guidelines of what your child should know and be able to do.
  • Create activities for you and your child to help them meet these guidelines.
  • Know ways to help you child prepare emotionally for starting school.
  • Know where to access further advice and support.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Children of any age can join our online Family Learning courses.

Accredited/RARPA statement (to be agreed as a team and one version to be used)

Without qualification – RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning.  It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance.

Course Units (if applicable)

  • Guidelines for school readiness
  • Dealing with emotions
  • What to expect at school
  • Self-care and independence
  • Rewards and rules 
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Communication 
  • Sharing and turn-taking

Where can it lead?

Progression onto Functional Skills maths and English.

This course has links to childcare, education, psychology careers or courses. 

You could progress onto courses such as;

Functional skills Maths

  • Functional Skills Maths
  • Functional Skills English 

This course/qualification would be useful in the following roles;

  • Lunchtime supervisor
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Childminder