Supporting Children's Learning and Development training

The training packages below support all Early Years professionals in delivering high-quality teaching, learning and assessment in their provisions. All training is delivered digitally as a packaged project or using a tiered approach and delivered by LBWF Early Years and Childcare Team, Early Years System Support and other training partners'.

Supporting Young Children’s Wellbeing

This tiered training package supports early years practitioners to identify children who might be experiencing grief and offers ideas on how to best support the emotional well-being of children in their care.


Suntrap for Early Years

Suntrap have developed a series resources that will provide practitioners with ideas and strategies to get outside in all weathers, seasons and spaces.

Early Years System Support Training

The following training is delivered by the Early Years System Support.

The Musical Classroom

In partnership with EYSS training partner Church Hill, the Music Service have developed an exciting and interactive online music training programme that promotes music and movement for all ages across the early years.

Enrol on the Music Making in the Early Years course here.


The Characteristics of Effective Learning 

This training webinar from EYSS training partner St Mary’s Teaching School will support early years professionals to develop a deep understanding of characteristics of effective learning and how best to support them in daily practice.

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Sing our Story Project

Sing our Story project will develop practitioner’s music practice in the area of song writing and song creation Working with Groundswell Arts, practitioners will discover how to use personalised music making to support the wellbeing and development of the children in the setting.

This is a three part course. Please ensure that you book on to all three sessions. 

Book here


Tales Toolkit

Become a Tales Toolkit member for a year. Waltham Forest are contributing £100 towards each setting who sign up to the online training package Tales Toolkit are currently offering all settings across Waltham Forest.


Festival of Creativity and Recovery

The Festival Of Creativity and Recovery in the Early Years focuses on children’s and practitioner emotional well-being and explores a variety of creative and immersive curriculum experiences to take back to settings.

Recording from each session are now available for viewing: