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Nottingham Nursery School and Training Centre
Denman St West, Nottingham, NG7 3AB

Early Excellence is delighted to be collaborating with the Nottingham Nursery School and Training Centre to offer a range of high quality professional development opportunities for EYFS and Year 1 practitioners in our Midlands Hub.

Title Type Price Location Date

Nottingham Hub Programme

Bitesize Workshops for Practice Essentials 3-7yrs

How to Use Continuous Provision in KS1 Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 05 Dec

How to Use Continuous Provision in KS1

Course description

Research identifies that children benefit if the curriculum and provision in KS1 builds on previous experiences and provides rich opportunities for exploration and challenge. During this practical workshop delegates will develop an understanding of the principles of continuous provision and how to ensure that there is progression for the EYFS.

Benefits

  • Clarity around what continuous provision should look like in KS 1
  • An opportunity to plan provision that supports the demands of the curriculum
  • Practical tools to apply to current practice
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience KS1 Leaders, Teachers & TAs
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 5th December, 9.30am – 11.30am Book Now
How to Secure Effective Interactions Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 05 Dec

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 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS Practitioners, TAs, Phase Leaders and teams
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 5th December, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Book Now
How to Move it on! Outdoor Learning with Added Challenge Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 25 Jun

How to Move it on! Outdoor Learning with Added Challenge

Course description

From making dens and flying kites, to constructing enormous waterways; we know that children thrive in the outdoors across the whole year! A well-planned outdoor area is a powerful learning environment for young children, and should provide opportunities where they can develop and apply their existing skills and knowledge across all areas of the curriculum. Drawing on examples of outstanding practice, this inspiring and practical course will enable you to optimise the quality of learning in the early years within your outside environment; gaining a clearer understanding of how the characteristics of effective learning and critical skills such as language for thinking, literacy and maths can be effectively embedded and extended.

Benefits

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the potential of outdoor learning across the year
  • Clarity of how interpret pedagogical practice outdoors
  • Practical solutions for developing your outdoors
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS Leaders, Teachers & TAs
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Tuesday 25th June, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Book Now
How to Evidence Learning & Demonstrate Progress in Y1 Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 25 Jun

How to Evidence Learning & Demonstrate Progress in Y1

Course description

Ensuring children continue to make progress whilst presenting learning in ways that engage and motivate can be challenging for many KS1 practitioners. Although many classrooms now have elements of continuous provision in KS1 there is still much uncertainty as to how best to make it work. Questions such as ‘How can we ensure that children are challenged and making progress whilst engaged in self -initiated learning?’ and ‘How can we best evidence self-initiated learning?’ are often asked.  This session explores manageable ways to evidence learning through planning and recording and shares high quality examples

Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience KS1 practitioners
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School and Training Centre, Denman St West, Nottingham, NG7 3AB
Thursday 25th June, 9.30am - 11.30am Book Now

Join our EYFS & KS1 & Open Evenings

EYFS & YR1 Open Evening: Finding a Place in Your Community Open Evening $5.00 Nottingham 05 Dec

EYFS & YR1 Open Evening: Finding a Place in Your Community

Course description

Why not join us for an exciting opportunity to explore inspiring resources and approaches designed to support and enhance children’s understanding of their place in their community and environment, celebrating  the uniqueness of the individual!

This practical session will focus on strategies to support children with building their sense of self. We would like to support your planning with opportunities to review current practice and provision. The session will focus on designing  and creating an enabling environment for both EYFS and KS1 and reviewing the resources provided. This practical session is aimed at EYFS and KS1 practitioners, teachers and TA’s, the cost of the session includes some warming autumnal treats: why not come as a whole team?

Benefits

  • Review and evaluate your current resources that celebrate the unique child
  • Embed and celebrate children’s understanding of their place in the community and environment.
  • Consider progression in provision through EYFS and KS1.
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $6.62 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS and KS1 practitioners, teachers and TA’s
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School and Training Centre, Denman St West, Nottingham, NG7 3AB
Thursday 5th December, 4.00pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Developing Language & Communication Through Small World Open
Evening
$5.00 Nottingham 19 Mar

Developing Language & Communication Through Small World

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!

Refreshments will be served from 3.45pm with input and practical activities from 4:15pm – 5.30pm.

The Hub will remain open for browsing until 6.00pm

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
Nottingham Nursery School and Training Centre, Denman St West, Nottingham, NG7 3AB
Thursday 19th March, 3.45pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Back to School: Planning Your Environment for the New Term Open
Evening
$5.00 Nottingham 25 Jun

Back to School: Planning Your Environment for the New Term

Course description

At this time of the year, you will already be looking ahead to the new school year. We would like to support your planning with an opportunity to review your current practice and provision. This practical session will focus on designing an effective and enabling environment for both EYFS and KS1 and reviewing the resources provided. Aimed at all EYFS and KS1 practitioners, teachers and TA’s, the cost of the session includes an afternoon tea: why not come as a whole team?

Benefits

  • Review and evaluate your current classroom layout
  • Plan changes to the design of your space with support from our curriculum team
  • Consider progression in provision through EYFS and KS1

Refreshments will be served from 3.45pm with input and practical activities from 4:15pm – 5.30pm

The Hub will remain open for browsing until 6.00pm

Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $6.62 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS and KS1 Teachers, Leaders and Teaching Assistants
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School and Training Centre, Denman St West, Nottingham, NG7 3AB
Thursday 25th June, 3.45pm - 6.00pm Book Now