Physical Development

Physical Development

Understand the definition of safeguarding and child protection and the signs of abuse.

Noodle Now
Updated Jun 13, 2024

What you'll learn

  • 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
Course Description

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 development. It explores ideas on supporting and promoting physical development and suggests extension activities for everyday routines.


Target Audience

Nursery Practitioners