Ender and Play within the Foundation Stage

Identify a focus for research in an area of contemporary early childhood studies in the UK. Provide a critical rationale for the choice of topic. Write up an independent empirical research study based on experience of practice and data collection in an early years setting. Reflect analytically on policy and practice. Demonstrate knowledge of policy and practice with respect to the child and family. Challenge received opinion. Identify key elements of problems relating to the enquiry. Suggest methods for solution of problems.