Early Years and Schools


Your Future in Early Years and Schools

If you see yourself in a career working with children and young people, then studying an Early Years and Schools course at Boston College will equip you with all the skills, qualifications and experience you need.

Successful completion of an Early Years and Schools courses could provide access to Practitioner Status at Level 3. On the Level 3 courses you could also gain access to University Level courses, right here at Boston College.


You will learn about children and young people’s development, including the importance, types and stages of play and how to organise appropriate activities to support this. 


Extensive work experience will also play an important role in broadening your understanding and provide you the opportunity to apply your knowledge within the working environment.

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Your Future Starts Today

   Meet our Early Years and Schools Learners

Mollie Gaines

It has always been my goal to work with children and the Early Years course at Boston College felt natural for me to progress onto after secondary school.

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Tour Our Facilities

Find out more about our amazing Early Years and Schools facilities

Life as a Student

Find out what life is like as an Early Years and Schools Student at Boston College!


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