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Nottingham Hub

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 Full Day Course
Led by EEx Curriculum Team
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 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

Bitesize Workshops for Practice Essentials 5-7yrs

How to Use Continuous Provision in KS1 Half Day $75.00 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 Half Day Course
Led by EEx Curriculum Staff
Price $99.23 (exc. VAT)
Audience KS1 Leaders, Teachers & TAs
Venue, Date & Time
Nottingham Nursery School
Thursday 5th December, 9.30am – 12.00pm Book Now

Inspirational Ideas for Learning & Progression 3-7yrs

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