Available courses

A practitioner guide to staff wellbeing in the early years
Ruth Mercer

A practitioner guide to staff wellbeing in the early years

This informative workshop will share some of the current thinking on supporting practitioner well-being in early years settings.

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Approaching and revising your literacy policy
Helen Bradford

Approaching and revising your literacy policy

With the revised EYFS becoming statutory in September 2021, curriculum policies will naturally come under review as part of adjustments that early years settings must make to reflect the reforms. This session focuses on the specific area of Literacy, and offers an approach to revising your setting’s current Literacy policy.

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Art and play provocations for thinking with materials
Debi Keyte-Hartland

Art and play provocations for thinking with materials

This 2-part webinar explores how young children ‘think with materials’ through play and art-based provocations.

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Calling all superheroes! Superhero play and learning
Tamsin Grimmer

Calling all superheroes! Superhero play and learning

This two-part course will explore superhero play and provide an opportunity to explore controversial notions such as weapon play, death, and killing.

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Children with SEND: an introduction for the key person
Julie Revels

Children with SEND: an introduction for the key person

These sessions are to develop practitioners working in the early years to understand and meet the needs of children with identifed SEND.

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Connecting observation, assessment and planning & the curriculum
Di Chilvers

Connecting observation, assessment and planning & the curriculum

This session explores why the Observation, Assessment and Planning (OAP) cycle should be at the very heart of our practice.

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Creating a musically rich setting
Nicola Burke

Creating a musically rich setting

This course supports practitioners to overcome their fears of engaging in and leading music activities to create a musically rich setting.

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Creating space for culturally appropriate resources in early years curricula
Sharon Colilles

Creating space for culturally appropriate resources in early years curricula

Using play as a mediation tool for connecting ideas about how children choose to share and co-construct knowledge about their ethnic identity the course provides educators with an opportunity to consider the resources utilised within provision that facilitate discourse surrounding a raced and ethnic identity with young children. 

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Creating the conditions to maximise learning through play
Leslie Patterson

Creating the conditions to maximise learning through play

In the early years play can be a powerful mechanism to take children’s learning and development forward. The adults in an early years setting can use their professional skills and knowledge to make the most of these abundant learning opportunities for children.

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Developing mathematical thinking in the early years
Debi Keyte-Hartland

Developing mathematical thinking in the early years

In this two-part course, Debi Keyte-Hartland delves into the world of mathematical thinking looking at the aesthetics and artfulness of maths as well as examining and exploring how opportunities for mathematical thinking can be found in our built and natural environments of our settings.  

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