Communication and the EYFS

Communication and the EYFS


This short course, aimed at those working in an early years setting, explores one of the prime areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage: Communication and language. Learn the importance of good communication skills to a child’s life, and how to build children’s confidence with language and show them that what they have to say is important and valued. Consider the key role you play in this and how to be a role model effective communication. Additionally, you will learn how to reflect on how well you are communicating with children and others in your setting. 

Learning outcomes 


  • You will learn to communicate with children in a way that supports the development of their speech, language, and communication, as appropriate for their age and stage of development
  • You will learn to understand you are a role model for young children and as such, should be positively interacting with those around them
  • You will learn how to support children’s speech, language, and communication development in line with statutory guidance for England


Advantages of this course 


  • Communication and language is a prime area in the EYFS and this course will help early years practitioners build their knowledge in this area and increase their understanding of the importance of being a role model for effective communication 
  • You will have an opportunity to reflect on your own speech, language, and communication skills and how effective you have been in supporting young children with their development in these areas
  • You will be given a number of suggestions for communication and language activities, along with advice for encouraging children who are not confident communicators
  • There is also suggested extended reading that gives both practical information and links to websites to expand knowledge


On successful completion of this course, you will have the option of purchasing a CACHE certificate. This certificate must not be confused with nationally regulated qualification achievement. 


Disclaimer statement: CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company number 02896700) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. CACHE has exercised reasonable care and skill in endorsing this programme, and makes no representation, express or implied, with regard to the continued accuracy of the information contained in this programme. CACHE does not accept any legal responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions from the programme or the consequences thereof. 


Endorsement statement: CACHE is a trading name of NCFE (registered company number 02896700) and CACHE; Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education; and NNEB are registered trademarks owned by NCFE. These programmes have been reviewed by a Subject Specialist in childcare and are endorsed by CACHE, they are not a regulated qualification.

  • Online Courses Refund Policy

    By completing your registration for an Online Course and making a payment of full or installment fee, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions:

    Under this refund policy and under guidance of the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, you have the right to cancel your booking at any time at the following terms:

    1) Our refund policy is as follows: our cancellation period is 14 days. Any purchase cancelled within 14 days of payment will be eligible for a full refund (unless you have started the course).

    2) Once you begin the course, you are no longer eligible for a full refund, even if you ask for a refund within 14 days of payment.

    3) Once a course has been redeemed, we cannot grant a refund.

    4) All refund requests should be sent to

    5) Any refund will take up to 30 days to process.

£30.00 Regular Price
£15.00Sale Price

0203 444 0101

18-20 Warwall, London E6 6WG, UK

©2020 by 1st 4 Courses