Physical Development

Our Physical Development Course considers this important Prime Area in the early years. It examines terminology, the need for physical activity from birth, the Early Learning Goals and how this area can link with the other areas of learning and devel-opment. It explores ideas on supporting and promoting physical development and suggests extension activities for everyday routines.

Individual Course
£20.00 + VAT

The Training

On completing the course, learners should understand:

  • the aspects of physical development in the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • the importance of physical activity from birth
  • how physical development can link with all the Prime and Specific Areas in early years
  • how practitioners can support physical development; enabling environments, activity ideas

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 45 minutes to complete the entire course. You can claim one 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.