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BEYOND Gold: Achieving Excellence in the Early Years
Course code
Begbroke Science Park, Begbroke Hill, Woodstock Road, Begbroke, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX5 1PF
Course Facilitators
Sally Hughes / Vanessa Sibley
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Target Audience
Nursery / Other / Pre-school
target audience
Nursery / Other / Pre-school
Course aim
To support, inspire and equip setting leaders to provide outstanding early years provision and attain an outstanding Ofsted judgement at their next inspection.

Cost:: Out of County £200; Settings: £150
Pre-course Information
Target group
• Settings Managers, Deputy Managers and Third-in-Charges. This course may also be relevant for setting Directors and Committee Chairs attending the course WITH the Setting Manager or Deputy.
• Ideally to have already completed the three-day OCC course ‘Going for Gold: Getting to good and outstanding’ as a foundation to attending this course.

Refreshments will be provided throughout the day but please bring your own lunch.

Please bring along your copy of:
• The Statutory Framework for the EYFS
• Development Matters.

By the end of the training participants will be able to:

  • Accurately use the Ofsted Early Years Handbook to make judgements about the quality of their own and other's provision.

  • Identify areas where the practice in their settings is not yet outstanding and develop a SMART action plan to raise the quality of provision. 

  • Effectively support practitioners in their own settings to develop and consistently demonstrate exceptional and inspirational practice and provision. 

N.B. This course will include a practical morning on Day 2 when participants will be given the opportunity to visit an outstanding setting.

Start Date
Wednesday 15 January 2020
End Date
Wednesday 26 February 2020
Closing Date
Sunday 12 January 2020
09:30 - 15:30
Other cost
Schools cost
Settings cost
Childminder cost
Out of County cost
EY offer no longer valid cost
Early Years cross channel charging band cost
Maximum Places
Places remaining