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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

Understanding the EYFS for Senior Leaders

Understanding the EYFS – A Senior Leaders Guide to Quality Practice in the EYFS Full Day $175.00 Nottingham 07 Nov

Understanding the EYFS – A Senior Leaders Guide to Quality Practice in the EYFS

Course description

Getting it right from the start is critical for every child. This course has been specifically designed to give current or aspiring senior leaders with limited early years’ experience a thorough introduction to everything they need to know about EYFS.

The day will begin by providing delegates with a detailed overview of the statutory requirements for the EYFS, including the safeguarding and welfare requirements.  Participants will then explore what is best practice and how to confidently observe learning in the early years.  We will then consider how to give effective and constructive feedback to your early years practitioners.  Time will also be spent supporting you with how to understand and interpret EYFS data in order to enable you to use it effectively for school improvement purposes and when preparing for an Ofsted inspection.

Benefits

–      A clear understanding of the statutory requirements for the EYFS
–      Knowledge of the key features of continuous provision and planning in the Early Years
–      Resources to support you with monitoring and evaluating practice

 

Course type One Day Course
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $231.53 (exc. VAT)
Audience Senior Leaders with responsibility for EYFS
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 7th November, 9.30am - 3.30pm Book Now

Bitesize Workshops for Practice Essentials 3-5yrs

How to Support Childrens Self-Initiated Learning Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 03 Oct

How to Support Childrens Self-Initiated Learning

Course description

Understanding how to effectively work with Continuous Provision is at the heart of a quality planning framework for all children in the 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 Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS Practitioners, TAs, Phase Leaders and teams
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 3rd October, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Book Now
How to Build on Childrens Interests Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 21 Nov

How to Build on Childrens Interests

Course description

From dinosaurs to the latest films, knowing how to skilfuly 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 Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS Practitioners, TAs, Phase Leaders and teams
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 21st November, 1.30pm - 3.30pm 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 Staff
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 Observe, Document & Plan Next Steps in Learning Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 16 Jan

How to Observe, Document & Plan Next Steps in Learning

Course description

Good observational assessment is critical in enabling practitioners to identify significant aspects of children’s learning and development. It is essential that practitioners are highly skilled in understanding how to undertake sensitive observational assessment in order to develop provision and practice that meets young children’s needs.

Using video evidence and practical activities, this in-depth course explores manageable and meaningful approaches to observations, recording and demonstrating progress – and provides opportunities for participants to review and utilise their understanding of the children they work with.

Benefits

–      Clarity of how to use assessment to support learning
–      Gain greater confidence in using observation-based assessment
–      Examples of strategies and tools to help support effective observation

Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience EYFS Practitioners, TAs, Phase Leaders and teams
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 16th January, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Book Now

Bitesize Workshops for Practice Essentials 5-7yrs

How to Use Continuous Provision in KS1 Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 13 Feb

How to Use Continuous Provision in KS1

Course description
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 13th February, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Book Now
How to Manage the Curriculum in KS1 Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 30 Apr

How to Manage the Curriculum in KS1

Course description
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 30th April, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Book Now
How to Evidence Learning & Progress in KS1 Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 25 Jun

How to Evidence Learning & Progress in KS1

Course description
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 25th June, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Book Now
How to Make the Most of Outdoor Learning in KS1 Workshop $55.00 Nottingham 08 Jul

How to Make the Most of Outdoor Learning in KS1

Course description
Course type Workshop
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $72.77 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Wednesday 8th July, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Book Now

Inspirational Ideas for Learning & Progression 3-7yrs

Lets Talk! 50 Ways to Inspire Language through Role Play Twilight $35.00 Nottingham 03 Oct

Lets Talk! 50 Ways to Inspire Language through Role Play

Course description

The acquisition of spoken language and communication skills in early childhood builds strong foundations for reading, writing and mathematics. High quality role play supports children as they experiment with language, allowing vocabulary to flourish in meaningful contexts.

This twilight will explore the importance of establishing meaningful and quality role play that remains in place all year – and that which adapts to reflect new interests and themes.  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, reflect children’s personal experiences and spark conversations!

Benefits

  • An understanding of how role play can support learning across the curriculum, across the year
  • Knowledge of what are the key features you need to provide and why
  • Imaginative and practical ideas for continuous provision and enhancements
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $46.31 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 3rd October, 4.30pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Lets Get Ready! Outdoor Learning Whatever the Weather Twilight $35.00 Nottingham 21 Nov

Lets Get Ready! Outdoor Learning Whatever the Weather

Course description
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $46.31 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 21st November, 4.30pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Big, Big Maths: Working with Maths on a Large Scale Twilight $35.00 Nottingham 05 Dec

Big, Big Maths: Working with Maths on a Large Scale

Course description
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $46.31 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 5th December, 4.30pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Lets Build: Increasing the Challenge of Small Construction Twilight $35.00 Nottingham 16 Jan

Lets Build: Increasing the Challenge of Small Construction

Course description
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $46.31 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Wednesday 16th January, 4.30pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Its a Small World: Inspiring Childrens Storytelling Twilight $35.00 Nottingham 13 Feb

Its a Small World: Inspiring Childrens Storytelling

Course description
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $46.31 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 13th February, 4.30pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Lets Play Games: Mastering Maths through Making Games Twilight $35.00 Nottingham 08 Jul

Lets Play Games: Mastering Maths through Making Games

Course description
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $46.31 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Wednesday 8th July, 4.30pm - 6.00pm Book Now
The Enquiring Mind: From Wow to Understanding How Twilight $35.00 Nottingham 30 Apr

The Enquiring Mind: From Wow to Understanding How

Course description
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $46.31 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 30th April, 4.30pm - 6.00pm Book Now
Moving it on! Outdoor Learning with Added Challenge Twilight $35.00 Nottingham 25 Jun

Moving it on! Outdoor Learning with Added Challenge

Course description
Course type Twilight
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $46.31 (exc. VAT)
Audience
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Tuesday 25th June, 4.30pm - 6.00pm Book Now