Maths and Literacy in Early Years

Our Maths and Literacy course explores these two Specific Areas and the Early Learning Goals. It suggests ways in which practitioners can support children’s development and looks at how enabling environments can offer maths and literacy opportunities inside and outside. Our course includes thought provoking ideas to enrich storytelling and outlines the first three phases in the Letters and Sounds document.

Individual Course
£20.00 + VAT

The Training

On completing the course, learners should understand:

  • the importance of Maths and Literacy as Specific Areas and the Early Learning Goals
  • how practitioners can support and enrich Maths and Literacy development
  • Maths and Literacy development from babies to the Reception Class
  • how Maths can link to other areas of learning and development
  • enabling environments and learning through play
  • maths and literacy opportunities outdoors
  • the many aspects within Literacy
  • supporting early reading
  • supporting early writing
  • the magic of storytelling
  • Letters and Sounds

Final Test

Once you have completed the online training, you will be able to take the final test.

  • There are 10 questions
  • The pass rate is 80%
  • You can take the test as many times as you need

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It takes approximately 1 hour to complete the entire course. You can claim 1 CPD hour towards your professional development.

This course is certificated on its completion. The length of time you take is entirely dependent on how quickly you can study and absorb the information. Remember, it’s important to learn the content and not to rush through the course. Please do take notes during these courses.


This course has been accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development Guidelines. On successful completion, you can download or print your certificates from the learner management system.