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E-learning module

Recording Children's Development

CPD certified online training Included in membership

This training includes everything you need to know about observing and assessing children's learning and development. It also covers how to effectively record observations and track children's learning


About this module

This course has been produced as an aid to anyone who works with children, whether you are a childminder, working alone or employing others, or if you work in a larger group setting.

It aims to help you to understand why you need to record a child's development and learning, what to record in a child's development record, how you might achieve this, how the record can help you to identify the child's next steps in their development and how you can communicate effectively with others who are relevant to the child's learning and development.

Guidance on how to complete the compulsory 2 Year Progress Check is also included.

All Childminding UK online training supports the use of Browser Extensions for translation and Dyslexia support. If you currently use a Browser Extension you can be confident that you will be able to use it while completing your training.

Topics covered

  • Why it is helpful to record children's development
  • What the EYFS says
  • Working in Partnership
  • Characteristics of Effective Learning
  • Observing children
  • Next steps
  • Assessments
  • Planning
  • Building a Development Record
  • The Two Year Progress Check
  • Development files and your Ofsted inspection
  • Accessing supporting guidance documents
I enjoyed this course and would highly recommend to others as it is very informative and helps a lot when just starting out to become a childminder Taken from Learner Evaluation Form

This module is included as part of:

Childminding Assistant Introductory Training Course

CPD certified online training Contains 3 modules £90.00

Introductory Training Course (Ofsted Recognised)

CPD certified online training Contains 5 modules £175.00

About CPD Accreditation

Step one

Once successfully completed we'll send your name, email address and details of this module to the CPD Accreditation Service.

Step two

The CPD Accreditation Service will email you a certificate showing the number of CPD hours you have earned.

Step three

You can store or print the certificate as a record of your Continuing Professional Development.

About this online training

How long do I have to complete the training?

This module will be available for one year from the date of purchase and can be accessed and completed as many times as needed during that period.

After one year, access can be purchased again at a discounted rate

This module is included as part of membership and available at no extra cost for the lifetime of the memebership.

Can I buy this training as a gift?

Yes, but please make sure you create a new account for the recipient and purchase whilst logged into that account. This ensures certificates are issued in the correct name.