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Learning and Development courses

I’m Drawing Numbers: How Children Reveal Their Mathematical Thinking Through Their Mark-Making

In this half day course drawing on a wide range of examples, participants will develop a deepened understanding of how young children represent and communicate their mathematical thinking graphically in the things they make and do in everyday situations of learning.

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Protective Behaviours

Protective Behaviours (PBs) is a down to earth approach to personal safety which can be used for all people, no matter their age or ability. There are 2 core themes: [1] We all have the right to feel safe all the time and [2] We can talk with someone about anything, even if it feels ...

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Monitoring the Quality of Teaching and Learning in Early Years

Outstanding leaders and managers keep children at the heart of everything they do. Early years settings are most successful in improving quality of learning, playing and interacting ( Teaching and Learning) where leaders ensure all members of the setting are committed to building their knowledge and skills to hep children progress in their learning.

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Manager Meetings (Inclusive of Childminders)

These meetings are quarterly meetings that will offer Managers and Childminders the opportunity to; share in local and national updates to work collaboratively rather than in isolation and identify training and development needs to build up a network of people who can offer guidance and advice

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Good Practice Visits

Bedworth Heath Nursery School provides outstanding early education to children aged from two to five years. Staff have undertaken numerous additional training and qualifications. The Head of Federation is a trained Ofsted Inspector.

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Supporting your Terrific Twos

During this session practitioners will explore the importance of attachment and the role of the key person, the value of heuristic play within an enabling environment and what it is like to be two.

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If I had a hammer

Woodwork enables children to think creatively and develop problem solving skills as they make their own choices and learn through trial and error. It sparks creative thinking and imagination, qualities that are at least as important in our changing world as the practical skills gained.

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