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LRC resources for childcare and education

Useful books

Learning Theories for Early Years Practice
Supporting children with social, emotional and mental health needs in the early years : practical solutions and strategies for every setting
EYFS : a practical guide
The Early Years Foundation Stage
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 2021
Mary Sheridan's from Birth to Five Years
What Comes Before Phonics?
Safeguarding Children and Young People
Play in the Early Years
Outdoor play for healthy little minds : practical ideas to promote children's wellbeing in the early years
Key Issues in Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusion
Treasure Basket Explorations
T Level Education & Childcare
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Schools
50 fantastic ideas for forest school
50 fantastic ideas for getting children active
50 fantastic ideas for making music
50 fantastic ideas for supporting children's wellbeing
50 fantastic ideas for sustainability
50 fantastic ideas for songs and rhymes
The wellbeing curriculum
The Big Book of Whole School Wellbeing
100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Transition to Secondary School
Understanding School Transition
Supporting Difficult Transitions
All Change! best practice for educational transitions
Building Confidence, Resilience and Emotional Intelligence in Young Children
A Critical Guide to the Send Code of Practice 2014
Children's Learning in Early Childhood
Promoting Inclusion and Diversity in Early Years Settings
A Whole School Approach
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Learners 11-18 Years
Social Media and Mental Health in Schools
Children's Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being in Primary Schools

e-books

The different e-book collections provide access to a number of useful e-books. You can browse some of the titles in the collections below but there are many more available in each e-book database.

If you are accessing the e-books in college simply click on the book's cover image. If you are accessing the e-books from home follow the access instructions for each database below. 

Credo Reference

How to access Credo Reference from off campus
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
Key Concepts in Developmental Psychology
Key Concepts in Education
SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care
The Columbia Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia of Special Education: A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals
Collins English Dictionary
Collins English-Polish Dictionary
The Essential Job Interview Handbook
SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family
Nutrition for Life: A No Fad, Non-Nonsense Approach to Eating Well and Reaching Your Healthy Weight
Curriculum Connections Psychology: Abnormal Psychology
Curriculum Connections Psychology: Cognitive Development
Curriculum Connections Psychology: Intellectual Development
Curriculum Connections Psychology: The Individual and Society
Curriculum Connections Psychology: The Brain
Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children
Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide
The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory
Special Education - A Reference Book for Policy and Curriculum Development
Key Concepts in Youth Studies
Key Concepts in Teaching Primary Mathematics

Ebook Central

How to access Ebook central from off campus
A guide to SEND in the early years
Observing Children from Birth To 6
EYFS : a practical guide
Supporting children with social, emotional and mental health needs in the early years : practical solutions and strategies for every setting
Outdoor play for healthy little minds : practical ideas to promote children's wellbeing in the early years
Special Needs in the Early Years
It's OK not to be OK : a guide to wellbeing
T Level Education & Childcare
Cache Level 3 Child Care and Education
CACHE Level 2 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner
CACHE, Level 3 - Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning
CACHE Entry Level Certificate in Preparation for Childcare
CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning
Building Confidence, Resilience and Emotional Intelligence in Young Children
A Critical Guide to the Send Code of Practice 0 to 25 years
Promoting Inclusion and Diversity in Early Years Settings
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children 4-11 Years
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Learners 11-18 Years
Social media and mental health in schools
Inclusive Primary Teaching : A critical approach to equality and special educational needs
Young Children's Health And Well-being
Developing Professional Practice 0-7
Understanding the Reggio Approach : Early Years Education in Practice
Child Development : An Illustrated Guide
CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator for the Work-Based Learner
CACHE Level 2 Award in Child Development and Care
Safeguarding and Child Protection 5th Edition: Linking Theory and Practice
Equality in Early Childhood
Reflective Practice and Early Years Professionalism
Behaviour in the Early Years
BTEC First : Children's Care Learning and Development
BTEC National Children's Care, Learning and Development Student Book
Children and Young People’s Workforce - Level 2 Certificate Candidate Handbook
Children and Young People’s Workforce - Level 3 Diploma Candidate Handbook
Children's Care, Learning and Development for NVQ and SVQ Level 3
Cultivating Creativity in Babies, Toddlers & Young Children
Early Childhood Studies : An Holistic Introduction
Early Years for Levels 4 & 5 and the Foundation Degree
Early Years Management In Practice (2nd Edition)
Essential Early Years
Guiding the Behaviour of Children and Young People : Linking Theory and Practice 0–18 Years
Understanding Children and Young People: Development from 5-18 Years
Child Care and Early Education : Good Practice to Support Young Children and Their Families
HNC Early Education and Childcare for Scotland
The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three
Introduction to Childcare and Education
New Playwork : Play and Care for Children 4-16
Introduction to Children with Special Needs
S/NVQ Level 3 Working with Children and Young People
Studying for Success

Gale eBooks

How to access Gale eBooks from off campus
Child Development
Children's literature review
Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy through Adolescence
The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth
Employment
Encyclopedia of Education
Personal Finance
Psychology of Classroom Learning: An Encyclopedia
Social Skills
What do children and young Adults read next?
World Education Encyclopedia
Worldmark Encyclopedia of Religious Practices

English and Maths e-books in Ebook Central

AQA GCSE English Language Grades 1-5 Student Book
AQA GCSE English Language Grades 5-9 Student Book
AQA GCSE English Language Workbook
My Revision Notes: AQA GCSE English Language
Revise AQA GCSE English Language Revision Guide
Revise English AQA workbook
Revise English Edexcel GCSE workbook
Edexcel GCSE (9-1) English Language Text Anthology
AQA GCSE Maths Foundation Student Book
AQA GCSE Maths Higher Student Book
Mathematics for Dyslexics : Including Dyscalculia