The Foundation Phase (Wales)

Whether you are new to the childcare and early years workforce, or would just like to refresh your memory, this course will help you to understand and work to Foundation Phase principles in Wales.

What's the aim of the course?

The Foundation Phase is the educational curriculum in Wales for 3- to 7-year-olds. This course will help you ensure you understand the ethos and principles and how the areas of learning can be applied to support children’s learning and development

Who's the course for?

All childcare and early years professionals in Wales

Why should I do this course?

  • To find out more about the ethos and principles of the Foundation Phase and improve your knowledge.
  • To be able to explain links between the Foundation Phase, the National Minimum Standards for Regulated Childcare for children up to the age of 12 years and your practice to provide evidence for inspectors.
  • To develop greater understanding of the importance of outdoor play, observations and characteristics of ‘active learning’
  • To be able to demonstrate how activities in your setting support children’s development and to be able to reflect on your practice to support improvements.

How to access your training

Log in to MyPACEY to be transferred into our online training platform. You can then start the free training courses and do them on any internet-enabled device. Further courses are available to buy, depending on your membership type.