A reading list for Childcare learners

Our BTEC Childcare team have compiled a list of useful books, films and TV shows that can help your learners keep engaged with the childcare sector whilst they are studying from home.


Daddy Day Care, 2003 (PG)

Marry Poppins, 1964 (U)

Nanny McPhee, 2005 (U)

Wonder, 2017 (PG)

My Sister's Keeper, 2009 (12A)

TV programmes

One Born Every Minute (Channel 4)

15 kids And Counting (Channel 4)

The Secret Life Of 4 Year Olds (Channel 4)

The Secret Life Of Brothers And Sisters (Channel 4)

Supper Nanny (YouTube)

House Of Tiny Tareways (YouTube)

The Beginning Of Life (Netflix)

The A Word (BBC)

Babies: Their Wonderful world (BBC)

The World According To Kids (BBC)

The Baby Borrowers (BBC)

Educating Series (Channel 4)


Your Child Your Way by Tanya Byron, 2007

Wonder by R.J Palacio, 2012

Boy Made Of Blocks by Keith Stuart, 2016

My Son's Not Rainman by John Williams, 2016