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Preparing for your Early Years and Childcare course

We want to prepare you for starting your Early Years and Childcare course in September. 

Below is a list of resources and key information to help you get ready for joining us.


Useful Resources

Click on the links below:

Development Matters - non-statutory curriculum guidance for EYFS

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage

The national curriculum in England - Framework document

Early Years Alliance

Foundation Years


Further Early Years and Childcare resources and content:

  • Find out more about our courses and facilities here.
  • Tour our Early Years and Childcare facilities with Course Directors Fiona and Sharon here.

Contact us

If you have any questions about starting at BCoT or your course, please email us at Childcare@bcot.ac.uk


I had heard BCoT was the best for specialist subjects and I knew I wanted to study childcare after school. It is so exciting to be able to study the one subject I have a real interest in doing.
Henry Wise
Basingstoke College of Technology I 2021
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