Are you interested in getting your Foundation Degree?

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The Foundation Degree (Arts) in Integrated Working with Children and Families in the Early Years is an exciting entry into Higher Education, facilitated locally by the Pen Green Research Base team and endorsed by the University of Hertfordshire, delivered at St Edmund's Nursery School Girlington.

This course is designed for those who wish to combine study with other commitments, and provides an opportunity to develop a range of vocational, academic and personal skills which will be of value in your practice in the workplace. The Foundation Degree (Arts) is a part-time course, completed over two years in flexible one-week study blocks. It is both a rigorous academic and a coherent vocational qualification, drawing heavily on work-based learning.

Is this course for you?

The course is open to all those engaged in working directly with children and families or involved in early childhood services, with appropriate qualifications and experience.

Further Study

For those who wish to take their studies further, the degree will also offer a preparation towards an Honours Degree and is a recognised key pathway towards Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT). Following your attainment of BA(Hons) Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT can offer you possible routes into teaching in Bradford, with a PGCE and QTS.


Foundation Degree Study Dates for 2018/19

12-16 February 2018

14-18 May 2018

17-21 September 2018

11-15 February 2019

13-17 May 2019

16-20 September 2019

Local interviews will take place on 23rd January 2018.


Published: 11/01/2018
Audience: Teaching Assistants and HLTAs working in schools. Leaders and managers in the Private and Voluntary
Contact: Andrea Layzell

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