Help Your Child with Literacy and Numeracy - Online Course - Family Learning - 10:00-11:00

Online Course, Nottingham

Important update: Bookings will close 7 days before the course starts.

Key details

Date -
Sessions Mondays: 10am - 11am
No. sessions 8
Venue Online Course, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost Free

About this course


This distance learning course is for parents/carers of children under the age of 5. It might also be useful for learners who are considering a career in Early Years Education.  This practical course will give ideas about how to support your child with literacy and numeracy.

All activities can be easily replicated at home.  Learn some theory and try the activities afterwards with your child.  All sessions are mapped to the Early Learning Goals.   This is a distance learning course – there are no face-to face sessions. 


What will be covered on the course? What will be taught to learners?

  • Early mark making and writing – what to expect and what it means.
  • How to develop mark making and practical ideas to try out in the home environment.
  • The importance of counting objects and how to support this.
  • How to develop numeracy and practical ideas to use in the home environment.
  • What will learners achieve by the end of the course?
  • A range of strategies and activities for supporting their child/ren with literacy and numeracy progression. The ability to observe, reflect and plan activities. 

You will need:

  • Pen and paper. Everyday items that are easily found at home to help them to put together activities for their early years child/ren. 


Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England.

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