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The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) is a Surrey based Multi-Academy Trust, comprising four secondary, six primary and two special schools with two further under development. We are proud of our ethos of collaboration and inclusion, "Bringing out the best" in students of all abilities and backgrounds. Visit website

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Child Development


This course Extended Certificate in Children’s Play and Learning Development, introduces, introduces students to the knowledge and understanding of working with children especially early years. It enables students to understand the different areas of child development, factors that might influence it and opportunities to identify the expected pattern of development in children aged 0-8 years. The course also provides learners the opportunity to understand aspects of education psychology in early years with links to the different approaches to play and how to meet the play needs of children.

The course consists of four units, three of which are mandatory of which two are externally assessed. 

Qualifications and Exam Board Information

Staff Contacts

Head of Faculty - Ms K Hern – 
Head of Department - Mrs G Ojekwe-Uche -