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Early Years Foundation Stage

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TitleShort DescriptionNext Date
0-3 Years NetworkOpportunity to Network26/02/2020
Adventurous play and challenge in a risk adverse societyThe course will support a balanced, thoughtful approach to risk in children’s learning and play.30/04/2020
Adventurous play and challenge in a risk adverse society - ChildmindersThis condensed course will support a balanced, thoughtful approach to risk in children’s learning and play.29/04/2020
Age Friendly Awareness trainingThis course addresses physical, psychological and environmental barriers that older people may encounter.30/01/2020
An Effective Learning DayThis course considers what constitutes an effective learning day and will enable early years educators to support adult-led and child initiated learning. It will consider the importance of the environment in consolidating and provoking children’s learning and the crucial role of the adult in supporting the learning process28/01/2020
Channel General Awareness (e-learning)This e-learning module provides information on Channel and what your duties and responsibilities are in the process.
Childminder Network SessionAn opportunity to explore a range of topics and share good practice16/01/2020
Continuing the Learning JourneyFor Teachers and Leaders to be able to understand, interpret and use data to plan effectively for Year R and Year 124/06/2020
Designated Safeguarding Lead (Education Settings)This course is aimed at Designated Safeguarding Leads and their nominated deputies in education settings11/01/2020
Discover and Explore Arts Award AdvisersThis course is for adults who want to become Discover and Explore Arts Award advisers.24/01/2020
Early Help Assessments and Information Sharing This course will enable practitioners to share information about service users with confidence using the guidelines.16/01/2020
Early Years Briefings for Managers and Registered ProvidersA chance to network and receive updates.16/01/2020
Early Years Head Teachers Briefing12/03/2020
Early Years Senco Networking sessionsSenco Networking sessions03/03/2020
Elklan - Communication Counts for 0-3sA Practical training course for staff working in Early Years settings to enable them to develop the communication skills of babies and very young children.27/02/2020 *
Emergency First Aid at Work - Level 3The purpose of the FAQ Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to provide appropriate care and manage life threatening conditions, minor illness and injuries. 13/12/2019
EYE Funding and Headcount Finance Process and Completion WorkshopTo give a full breakdown of the EYE funding process, how to complete a headcount and return for accurate completion for submission.13/05/2020
EYFS Network SessionTo explore a relevant range of topics and share good practice17/03/2020
First Aid at Work - Level 3 This qualification will be enable the holder of this qualification to deal competently and confidently as a first aid trained member of staff in the workplace.03/02/2020 *
First Aid at Work Re-Qualification - Level 3Learners that have previously completed the FAQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work course and needing to refresh. 10/03/2020 *
Fit to WriteThis course looks at writing first and foremost as a physical skill and explores how children need to be fit to write to become successful writers.02/04/2020
Food Hygiene Online Training - Level 2This Level 2 Food Hygiene and Safety for Catering course ensures that you comply with this legal responsibility by providing learners with a thorough introduction to the correct food handling practices.24/01/2020
Introducing woodwork in early years EducationPete’s role as Artist Educator is focussed on encouraging the children’s creativity and supporting staff. Through this course he will demonstrate how to engage children to construct their own learning following their own interests. He introduces different media with which children can express themselves, including “intelligent” materials and woodwork.04/03/2020
It’s Stage not age: All about child developmentChild development underpins all of our work in early years and understanding and knowledge of it is essential. Child development helps everything make sense.03/03/2020
Let's get Talking for childmindersAn informative session with lots of practical ideas on how to support young children in their speech, language and communication development.16/05/2020
Making Every Contact Count (MECC)Learn and develop conversation skills to optimise time spent with clients/patients. 18/03/2020 *
Making Every Contact Count (MECC) LiteThe Making Every Contact Count (MECC) Lite course covers the same areas of content as the original course but over one half day session instead of two and in less detail. 22/01/2020
Mental Health First Aid (Early Years)Raise awareness of people’s emotional and mental health issues in the community and reduce stigma and discrimination. 19/05/2020
New or Returning to EYFSTeachers will gain confidence in their ability to deliver quality EYFS practice.07/07/2020 *
Paediatric First AidAccredited qualification for administering first aid to children and young people.27/01/2020 *
Parental Conflict – Train the TrainerThis two-day workshop is designed to familiarise and upskill Local Authority and partner nominated trainers 08/01/2020 *
Parental Conflict Module 2 - Recognising and Supporting Parents in Parental Conflict: Applying knowledge, skills and techniquesThis module is 2 of 4, delivered as part of the Reducing Parental Conflict programme06/01/2020
Parental Conflict Module 3 - Working with Parents in Conflict: How do I support, refer or intervene?This module is 3 of 4, delivered as part of the Reducing Parental Conflict programme06/01/2020
Parental Conflict Module 4 – Reducing Parental Conflict: The Role of Supervisors and Managers: How can I support my frontline practitioners?This module is 4th and final module in the Reducing Parental Conflict programme 07/01/2020
Parents as Partners – not protagonistsThis course is for any staff working with parents and families wishing to develop their skills in building & maintaining relationships.29/01/2020
Parents as Partners – not protagonists (childminders)A condensed course for childminders/Early years practitioners working with parents and families wishing to develop their skills in building & maintaining relationships. 29/01/2020
Retirement PlanningThis seminar is designed for those of you who are thinking about retiring or taking your pension benefits within the next three years or wanting to understand how the pension changes may impact your retirement savings20/05/2020
Safeguarding FoundationTo improve the attendees competence and confidence in fulfilling their responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within their organisation.13/01/2020
Safer Recruitment EYTo provide information to enable attendees to put into practice robust recruitment practices that balance the need for safeguarding and support equality of opportunity for applicants.11/02/2020
SENCO Induction 2 Day Training CourseAn introduction to SEN - 2 day course for new SENCOs in an early years preschool setting. 12/03/2020 *
Sexual Behaviours: Traffic Light Tool TrainingThis in-depth course aims to recognise sexual behaviours and differentiate between those which are developmental/healthy and those which are unhealthy/harmful23/01/2020
TAPESTRY – Using the analysis to its full potential.To focus on the analysis part of Tapestry and learn how to use it to track, show progress, see gaps in learning and write reports.01/07/2020
The benefits of practising Yoga with young childrenA fun and active session highlighting the benefits of teaching Yoga to our children. 05/02/2020
The benefits of practising Yoga with young children for childmindersA fun and active session highlighting the benefits of teaching Yoga to our children.01/02/2020
Understanding & Managing Stress, anxiety and trauma - childmindersA condensed course for Childminders/Early years practitioners working with children/young people13/01/2020
Understanding & Managing Stress, anxiety and trauma (in adults and Children)This course is for any staff working with children/young people & families wishing to develop their understanding of stress, anxiety & trauma and it’s impact on children’s development and learning.13/01/2020
Using TAPESTRY to Create Online Learning JournalsTo help/introduce new users and those interested in using Tapestry.01/07/2020
* this date is one of multiple dates that must be attended