Visit Our Centre – Re-Opens 24.8.20
Our unique and specialist National Centre is located in the North of England, Huddersfield close to the M62. Packed with innovative ideas to inspire best practice in EYFS & KS1, it is are a vital destination for practitioners across the country. The Centre is open to visit free of charge throughout the year and you are welcome to call in if you are nearby, or if you are travelling quite a distance its best to phone ahead to make arrangements.
You will find a highly informative interactive environment to look around with ideas for your classroom, lots of display ideas and an exhibition of children’s work to inspire you – and an amazing Resource Shop with high quality, books, play resources and educational artefacts to buy. We also have plenty of space to relax, meet or work in the cafe with light refreshments available throughout the day.
We have curriculum consultant slots available offering a guided tour of our Interactive Environment which enables practitioners to see examples of high-quality continuous provision and have the opportunity to talk about how resources can be used to support high-quality learning. A fantastic opportunity to gain practical advice and support from our experienced consultants to help you to further develop your own enabling environment in both the EYFS and KS1!
Due to the limited number of people allowed in the environments at once, we are taking bookings to enable us to adhere to covid guidance.
To arrange a visit to the Northern Centre please contact our team:
Phone: 44 (0) 1422 311314
To enable practitioners to see examples of high-quality continuous provision and have the opportunity to talk about how resources can be used to support high-quality learning in time for the beginning of the new term, we will also be open on Friday 28th August and 4th September 9:30am-3:30pm.
‘Visiting the Centre has been a fantastic eye-opening day. We are feeling very excited about using our new knowledge and stimuli to build on our environments and teaching.’
Hire Our Flexible Space
Our Huddersfield Centre has many rooms available to hire for your own events.More info
Take a Tour of Our Centre
Take a tour of our inspiring Centre and view all of the different areas it has to offer, including the model classroom, gallery and resource shop.Email Philippa
Relax in Our Café
Make the most of your visit and enjoy the delicious sandwiches and homemade cakes available in our café throughout the day.View menu
Attend a Learning Walk
Book a 45 minute tour focusing on developing an enabling environment and the principles of working with continuous provision in EY and KS1. You will gain practical advice and support for your own practice.More info
Book a Surgery
Book a two hour surgery with one of our curriculum consultants that enables individuals or teams to focus on developing and improving practice, discussing concerns or planning next steps.More info