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Early Excellence is delighted to be collaborating with the Histon Early Years Centre to offer a range of high quality professional development opportunities for EYFS and Year 1 Practitioners in our East of England Hub.

Histon Early Years Centre
New School Road
Histon
Cambridge
CB24 9LL

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Multiple Place Discounts Available on Autumn & Spring 2018/19 CPD

  • Spend £200 (exc. VAT) on CPD and receive 5% off
    Use code: 200cpd5
  • Spend £400 (exc. VAT) on CPD and receive 10% off
    Use code: 400cpd10
  • Spend £600 (exc. VAT) on CPD and receive 15% off
    Use code: 600cpd15

 

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Open Evening

Get Set for Language & Literacy: The Power of Stories Open Evening Summer $5.00

Get Set for Language & Literacy: The Power of Stories

Course description

Stories belong at the heart of children’s learning. Whether they are choosing favourite texts in a book area, playing with puppets or creating imaginative plots with small world, story provides a rich context for the development of language and creative thinking.

You are warmly invited to join us for an Open Evening to celebrate the launch of our new Language and Literacy Brochure. You will have an opportunity to explore resources and approaches designed to support your work developing literacy and to audit and review your current practice and provision.

The cost of the session includes afternoon tea – a real treat for you and your team!

Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $6.62 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS and KS1 teachers, leaders and teaching assistants as well as Literacy leads who work in KS2
Venue, Date & Time
Northern Centre
Thursday 11th April, 4.00pm - 6.00pm Book Now
London Centre
Thursday 2nd May, 4.00pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Nottingham Hub
Tuesday 2nd April, 3.45pm - 5.30pm Book Now
Cambridge Hub
Tuesday 21st May, 3.45pm - 5.30pm Book Now

EYFS Courses

How to Support Children’s Self-Initiated Learning Workshop Spr/Sum $55.00

How to Support Children’s Self-Initiated Learning

Course description

Understanding how to use Continuous Provision is at the heart of a quality planning framework for all children in their early years.

This introductory, highly practical, workshop explores how an effective environment, carefully planned and organised, promotes a broad range of learning opportunities for children.  It will cover the key principles of how to establish continuous provision, indoors and outdoors, which meets the needs of the whole curriculum and embeds learning.

Benefits

  • A clearer understanding of what continuous provision is
  • Clarity of how it supports children’s learning
  • Practical ideas to develop continuous provision.
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Team
Price $72.77
Audience Y1N , YR Teachers and HLTAs seeking to build expert knowledge
Venue, Date & Time
London Centre
Thursday 25th April, 10.00am Book Now
Northern Centre
Monday 29th April, 10.00am Book Now
Cambridge Hub
Tuesday 21st May, 10.00am - 12.00pm Book Now
How to Secure Effective Interactions Workshop Spr/Sum $55.00

How to Secure Effective Interactions

Course description

How good are your interactions with children? High quality interactions are central to effective early years practice and ensuring all children make progress.  For these to be successful requires skilled adults.

This workshop will demonstrate how engaging in effective conversations during child-initiated activities helps children absorb new vocabulary, expand their knowledge and extend their thinking. Delegates will come away with ways to successfully improve the quality of their adult: child interactions; improving outcomes across the curriculum for all children.

Benefits

  • An understanding of the importance of adult child interactions
  • A clear grasp of ways to develop your practice
  • Inspiring ways to develop an environment that promotes high quality interactions.
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Team
Price $72.77
Audience Y1N , YR Teachers and HLTAs seeking to build expert knowledge
Venue, Date & Time
Northern Centre
Wednesday 12th June, 10.00am – 12.00pm Book Now
London Centre
Thursday 13th June, 10.00am-12.00pm Book Now
Cambridge Hub
Tuesday 25th June, 10.00am - 12.00pm Book Now
How to Build on Children’s Interests Workshop Spr/Sum $55.00

How to Build on Children’s Interests

Course description

From dinosaurs to the latest films; knowing how to skilfully and meaningfully shape continuous provision and provide enhancements which connect with children’s interests is critical to helping children embed and extend learning.

This inspirational and practical workshop explores a broad variety of activities and planning that successfully respond to children’s diverse interests and preoccupations.  It will also include case studies from schools and settings which have enriched learning and include time for delegates to reflect on their current practice.

Benefits

  • An understanding of the relationship between continuous provision and enhancements
  • Strategies to help extend children’s learning
  • Practical ideas for developing provision
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Team
Price $72.77
Audience Y1N , YR Teachers and HLTAs seeking to build expert knowledge
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Hub
Thursday 9th May, 1.00pm - 3.00pm Book Now
Northern Centre
Thursday 16th May, 10.00am-12.00pm Book Now
London Centre
Thursday 16th May, 10.00am-12.00pm Book Now
Cambridge Hub
Tuesday 25th June, 1.00pm - 3.00pm Book Now
Put the Kettle On! Creating High Quality Domestic Role Play Workshop Summer $55.00

Put the Kettle On! Creating High Quality Domestic Role Play

Course description

How much does your home corner reflect the real homes of the children? Could you move in tomorrow? How can we support learning across all areas in our home corner?

This twilight will explore the importance of establishing meaningful and quality domestic role play that remains in place all year.  Using the Centre’s Interactive Environment as support we will consider resources that can be added to the environment which will provide opportunities across all areas of learning and reflect children’s personal experiences.

Benefits

  • An understanding of how domestic role play can support learning across the curriculum
  • Knowledge of what are the key features you need to provide and why
  • Imaginative and practical ideas for continuous provision and enhancements
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Team
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS Teams seeking inspiration and new ideas
Venue, Date & Time
Cambridge Hub
Tuesday 21st May, 1.00pm - 3.00pm Book Now

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