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Stretch and Challenge – from Pass to Distinction
Keep reflecting on these questions throughout your apprenticeship journey. It is important to test your level of comptence in the following questions. Being able to confidently evidence each of these questions through discussions, Q&As and within your portfolio will enable you to achieve your apprenticeship at distinction level.
Professional Discussion underpinned by a portfolio
K4, S1, B1, B5. Is able to explain how they support the babies, young children and parents through a range of challenging transitions, e.g. the hild not coping with the transition.
S2. Is able to explain the benefits of recognising those key indicators early and the potential consequences of not doing so.
S4. Is able to describe when they have recognised an opportunity to reduce the risk of spreading infection in the setting, e.g. by educating others on good practice or making recommendations to their line manager.
S9, S12. Is able to explain how they adapt their communication methods or approach, as appropriate to the situation
S10, S11, S16. Is able to justify their choice of techniques or communication methods comparing with other techniques/methods
K22, K23, S13, S22, B4. Can outline how they take the lead to identify and plan enabling environments, activities, play opportunities and educational programmes, both indoors and outdoors to support the holistic development of children by using child initiated and adult led approaches to improve the outcomes for children.
K16, S15, S19, S20, B2, B3. Justifies their choice of methods used to observe, assess, plan and record.
K27, S21, B7. Describes when they have supported other colleagues by sharing best practices