Student Resources

Further Readings

Chapter 1: Introduction – Reclaiming Assessment

Bruce, T., Louise, S. and McCall, G. (2015) Observing Young Children. London: SAGE.

Carr, M. (2001) Assessment in Early Childhood Settings. London: Paul Chapman.

Drummond, M.J. (1993) Learning to See: Assessment through Observation. York, ME: Stenhouse.

Glazzard, J., Chadwick, D., Webster, A. and Percival, J. (2010) Assessment for Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. London: SAGE.



View and discuss child observation videos showing child behaviour in setting to give you a deeper understanding of what to expect in practice.


Pushing Prams

Two 2 year-old girls push prams around an outside area. There is a minor dispute when a boy wants to play with one of the prams too. A practitioner explains the girls were playing with the pram first. The clip illustrates role play and control.