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The Solihull Approach Training | 19th November and 3rd December 2019 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

19-11-2019

This course will introduce practitioners to the Solihill Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an early years setting and will link to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

The Solihull Approach Training | 19th November and 3rd December 2019 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

19-11-2019

This course will introduce practitioners to the Solihill Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an early years setting and will link to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

2 Year Old Provider Event | 20th November 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

20-11-2019

A workshop to support all practitioners working with 2 year olds.

Phase 1 Phonics Workshop | 22nd November 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

22-11-2019

A 2-hour workshop focused on developing phonological awareness, the building blocks for reading and writing.

The New Early Years Inspection Framework for Childminders | 25th November 2019 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

25-11-2019

"A refocus on how Ofsted assess quality in the Early Years; 'an evolution not a revolution' - putting the curriculum at the centre of inspections" (Gill Jones - Ofsted May 2019)

EYFS Essentials: Curriculum Intent, Implementation and Impact in the EYFS | 26th November 2019 | 9:15am - 11:15am

26-11-2019

A critical evaluation of your EYFS 'Curriculum' in the light of the revised Ofsted framework.

EYFS Essentials: Curriculum Intent, Implementation and Impact in the EYFS | 28th November 2019 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

28-11-2019

A critical evaluation of your EYFS 'Curriculum' in the light of the revised Ofsted framework.

Phase 1 Phonics Workshop | 3rd December 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

03-12-2019

A 2-hour workshop focused on developing phonological awareness, the building blocks for reading and writing.

Phase 1 Phonics Workshop | 9th December 2019 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

09-12-2019

A 2-hour workshop focused on developing phonological awareness, the building blocks for reading and writing.

ELKLAN Speech and Language Support for 3-5s | 8th January 2020 | 1:30pm - 4:00pm

08-01-2020

An externally accredited 10 week speech and language course for practitioners working with children aged 0-5 years

Early Years SEND Workshop: Creating Environments that Promote Positive Behaviour | 13th January 2020 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

13-01-2020

Learn more about the factors that influence children's social and emotional development and behaviour.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation | 14th January 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

14-01-2020

Learn how Aided Language Stimulation can support children with severe communication difficulties.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit Workshop | 14th January 2020 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

14-01-2020

Learn how to identify young children at risk of speech, language or communication difficulties and support them to improve their language skills.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation | 15th January 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm

15-01-2020

Learn how Aided Language Stimulation can support children with severe communication difficulties.

The Solihull Approach Training | 16th January 2020 and 29th January 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

16-01-2020

This course will introduce practitioners to the Solihill Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an early years setting and will link to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Early Years SEND Workshop: Supporting Early Communication and Language Development | 16th January 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

16-01-2020

Learn effective strategies to support children with Speech Language and Communication needs.

The Solihull Approach Training | 17th January 2020 and 31st January 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

17-01-2020

This course will introduce practitioners to the Solihill Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an early years setting and will link to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Effective Early Help for Children with SEND | 21st January 2020| 9:30am - 12:00pm

21-01-2020

Find out more about the Early Help Assessment process and what makes a good assessment.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Assessing Progress for Children with SEND | 22nd January 2020 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

22-01-2020

Learn more about the ways in which practitioners can assess progress for children with SEND.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Strategies to support children with challenging behaviour | 23rd January 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am

23-01-2020

Learn regulation and de-escalation strategies to prevent unwanted challenging behaviour

Boys Writing Development: Awaken the Inner Writer | 27th January 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

27-01-2020

This practical course will help you to support children in the EYFS to develop the physical skills needed to become confident writers and ultimately improve writing outcomes.

Nursery Narrative Workshop | 28th January 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

28-01-2020

Delivering effective interventions that develop children's speaking and listening skills through narrative. For practitioners working with children aged 3-5 years.

EYFS Essential: Introduction to the Role of the Communication Champion | 29th January 2020 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

29-01-2020

Learn more about the role of the Communication Champion and ways to embed communication and language in your setting.

Maths Mastery in the Early Years | 30th January 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

30-01-2020

Learn practical and creative ways to introduce number development to children.

Ages and Stages Questionnaires Workshop (ASQ) | 3rd February 2020 | 1:30pm - 4:00pm

03-02-2020

A workshop for the Ages and Stages Questionnaires. Parent-led assessments which enable parents to understand their children’s learning and development.

The Number Journey | 4th February 2020 | 2:30pm - 4:30pm

04-02-2020

Supporting children to develop a firm foundation in early mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding.

The Number Journey | 5th February 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

05-02-2020

Supporting children to develop a firm foundation in early mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding.

EYFS Essentials: Working with the Under 2s for PVIs | 5th February 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

05-02-2020

Effectively supporting learning and development in the first two years of life.

EYFS Essentials: Working with the Under 2s for Childminders | 5th February 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

05-02-2020

Effectively supporting learning and development in the first two years of life for Childminders in Bolton.

Bolton Start Well Conference | Closing the Word Gap in Bolton | 7th February 2020

07-02-2020

Reflect. Inspire. Change. Nationally, and within Bolton, a word gap exists which is impacting on our children's future life chances.

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Daycare Settings | 10th February 2020 | 8:30am - 9:30am

10-02-2020

These hour long briefings will update early years leaders and managers in daycare settings about national and local developments in the EYFS.

EYFS Briefings for EY Leads in Schools | 10th February 2020 | 1:30pm - 2:30pm

10-02-2020

This hour long briefing will update early years leads and managers in schools on national and local developments in the EYFS.

SENCO Briefing | 11th February 2020 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

11-02-2020

These hour long briefings will update all Early Years SENCO Leads on all national and local developments around SEND and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), to support their professional development and leadership of the EYFS.

Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language (EAL) | 12th February 2020 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

12-02-2020

A workshop to explore essential knowledge and tools to support families and children for whom English is an additional language.

EYFS Briefings for EY Leads in Schools | 13th February 2020 | 4:15pm - 5:15pm

13-02-2020

These hour long briefings will update early years leads and managers on national and local developments in the EYFS.

Out of School Club Network Briefing | 14th February 2020 | 10:00am - 11:30am

14-02-2020

An opportunity for early years leaders in before and after school clubs or holiday provision, to network and discuss the latest developments in Bolton and nationally.

EYFS Briefings for Childminders | 24th February 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

24-02-2020

An opportunity for early years leaders in before and after school clubs or holiday provision, to network and discuss the latest developments in Bolton and nationally.

The Solihull Approach Training | 25th February 2020 and 11th March 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

25-02-2020

This course will introduce practitioners to the Solihill Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an early years setting and will link to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

EYFS Briefing for Communication Champions | 25th February 2020 | 1 hour | 4:15pm - 5:15pm

25-02-2020

These hour long briefings will update Communication Champions on all national and local developments in the EYFS.

EYFS Briefing for Communication Champions | 25th February 2020 | 1 hour | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

25-02-2020

These hour long briefings will update Communication Champions on all national and local developments in the EYFS.

The Solihull Approach Training | 26th February 2020 and 10th March 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

26-02-2020

This course will introduce practitioners to the Solihill Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an early years setting and will link to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Are you ready for the new Ofsted inspection framework? Daycare | 26th February 2020 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm

26-02-2020

Daycare - time to explore the new inspection handbook in preparation for your next inspection.

EYFS Essentials: Curriculum Intent, Implementation and Impact in the EYFS | 2nd March 2020 | 9:15am - 11:15am

02-03-2020

A critical evaluation of your EYFS 'Curriculum' in the light of the revised Ofsted framework

Early Years SENCO Refresher Course | 3rd March 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

03-03-2020

Refresh your knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice requirements for children in early years.

Mark Making to Writing Journey | 3rd March 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

03-03-2020

This practical course will help you to support children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to develop the physical skills needed to become confident writers.

Peer Observation | 4th March 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

04-03-2020

Using peer observation as a reflection tool to further enhance the quality of teaching and learning.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit Workshop | 10th March 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am

10-03-2020

Learn how to identify young children at risk of speech, language or communication difficulties and support them to improve their language skills.

Newly Registered Childminder Network Meeting | 10th March 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

10-03-2020

Access a personalised support programme aimed at supporting newly registered Childminders in the first 12 months after registration.

Are you ready for the new Ofsted inspection framework? Childminders | 14th March 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

14-03-2020

Childminders - time to explore the new Ofsted inspection handbook in preparation for your next inspection.

Phase 1 Phonics Workshop | 17th March 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

17-03-2020

A 2-hour workshop focused on developing phonological awareness, the building blocks for reading and writing.

Are you ready for the new Ofsted inspection framework? Out of School Clubs | 18th March 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

18-03-2020

Out of School Clubs - time to explore the new inspection handbook in preparation for your next inspection.

EYFS Essentials: Curriculum Intent, Implementation and Impact in the EYFS | 18th March 2020 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

18-03-2020

A critical evaluation of your EYFS 'Curriculum' in the light of the revised Ofsted framework.

2 Year Old Provider Event | 24th March 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

24-03-2020

A workshop to support all practitioners working with 2 year olds.

The Early Communication and Language Journey Training | 25th March 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

25-03-2020

This practical course will help you to support the communication and language development of children in the EYFS with support from the practical Early Communication and Language Journey resource.

The Early Communication and Language Journey Training | 25th March 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

25-03-2020

This practical course will help you to support the communication and language development of children in the EYFS with support from the practical Early Communication and Language Journey resource.

EYFS Essentials: An Introduction to Observation, Assessment and Planning | 2nd April 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

02-04-2020

This practical workshop will introduce, explore, re-visit and recap the Observation, Assessment and Planning Cycle.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation | 21st April 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

21-04-2020

Learn how Aided Language Stimulation can support children with severe communication difficulties.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation | 21st April 2020 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

21-04-2020

Learn how Aided Language Stimulation can support children with severe communication difficulties.

Phase 2 Phonics Workshop | 22nd April 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

22-04-2020

A 2-hour workshop focused on how to support children to become ready for phonics in school.

Embedding Language Strategies | 22nd and 29th April 2020 | 4:30pm - 6:30pm

22-04-2020

Refresh and embed your knowledge and understanding of key Communication and language strategies and approaches.

Every Child Training Saturday Session | 25th April 2020 | 9:00am - 12:30pm

25-04-2020

These biannual super Saturday events provide an opportunity for all early years providers to meet, network and participate in professional development activity, individually or as a whole team. Expect fun, interactive and educational sessions.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Supporting Early Communication and Language Development | 27th April 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

27-04-2020

Learn effective strategies to support children with Speech Language and Communication needs.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Assessing Progress for Children with SEND | 28th April 2020 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

28-04-2020

Learn more about the ways in which practitioners can assess progress for children with SEND.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Creating Environments that Promote Positive Behaviour | 30th April 2020 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

30-04-2020

Learn more about the factors that influence children's social and emotional development and behaviour.

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Daycare Settings | 5th May 2020 | 8:30am - 9:30am

05-05-2020

These hour long briefings will update early years leaders and managers on national and local developments in the EYFS.

EYFS Briefings for EY Leads in Schools | 6th May 2020 | 1:30pm - 2:30pm

06-05-2020

These hour long briefings will update early years leads and managers on national and local developments in the EYFS.

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Daycare Settings | 6th May 2020 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

06-05-2020

These hour long briefings will update early years leaders and managers on national and local developments in the EYFS.

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Schools | 7th May 2020 | 4:15pm - 5:15pm

07-05-2020

These hour long briefings will update early years leads and managers on national and local developments in the EYFS.

Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language (EAL) | 7th May 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

07-05-2020

A workshop to explore essential knowledge and tools to support families and children for whom English is an additional language.

Out of School Club Network Briefing | 12th May 2020 | 10:00am - 11:30am

12-05-2020

An opportunity for early years leaders in before and after school clubs or holiday provision, to network and discuss the latest developments in Bolton and nationally.

SENCO Briefing | 13th May 2020 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

13-05-2020

These hour long briefings will update all Early Years SENCO Leads on all national and local developments around SEND and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), to support their professional development and leadership of the EYFS.

SENCO Briefing | 13th May 2020 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

13-05-2020

These hour long briefings will update all Early Years SENCO Leads on all national and local developments around SEND and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), to support their professional development and leadership of the EYFS.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit Workshop | 14th May 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am

14-05-2020

Learn how to identify young children at risk of speech, language or communication difficulties and support them to improve their language skills.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit Workshop | 14th May 2020 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

14-05-2020

Learn how to identify young children at risk of speech, language or communication difficulties and support them to improve their language skills.

The Number Journey | 19th May 2020 | 2:30pm - 4:30pm

19-05-2020

Supporting children to develop a firm foundation in early mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding.

EYFS Profile Moderation Meeting | 20th May 2020 | 9:15am - 12:15pm

20-05-2020

This is a meeting for reception teachers completing the statutory EYFS Profile in June 2020.

The Number Journey | 20th May 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

20-05-2020

Supporting children to develop a firm foundation in early mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding.

EYFS Profile Moderation Meeting | 20th May 2020 | 1:15pm - 4:15pm

20-05-2020

This is a meeting for reception teachers completing the statutory EYFS Profile in June 2020.

2 Year Old Provider Event | 20th May 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

20-05-2020

A workshop to support all practitioners working with 2 year olds.

EYFS Profile Moderation Meeting | 21st May 2020 | 9:15am - 12:15pm

21-05-2020

This is a meeting for reception teachers completing the statutory EYFS Profile in June 2020.

EYFS Essentials: Introduction to the Role of the Communication Champion | 21st May 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am

21-05-2020

Learn more about the role of the Communication Champion and ways to embed communication and language in your setting.

EYFS Profile Moderation Meeting | 21st May 2020 | 1:15pm - 4:15pm

21-05-2020

This is a meeting for reception teachers completing the statutory EYFS Profile in June 2020.

EYFS Briefings for Childminders | 3rd June 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

03-06-2020

An opportunity for early years leaders in before and after school clubs or holiday provision, to network and discuss the latest developments in Bolton and nationally.

Early Years Based Information Carrying (EYBIC) Work Pack Workshop | 4th June 2020 | 1:30pm - 4:30pm

04-06-2020

Find out more about practical ideas, strategies and effective intervention that supports children at risk of speech and language delay.

EYFS Essentials: Effective Practice for 2 Year Olds | 10th June 2020 | 2:30pm - 4:30pm

10-06-2020

This practical workshop will support practitioners to plan the learning environment to meet the needs of 2 year old children.

EYFS Briefing for Communication Champions | 10th June 2020 | 1 hour | 4:15pm - 5:15pm

10-06-2020

These hour long briefings will update Communication Champions on all national and local developments in the EYFS.

EYFS Briefing for Communication Champions | 10th June 2020 | 1 hour | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

10-06-2020

These hour long briefings will update Communication Champions on all national and local developments in the EYFS.

The Solihull Approach Training | 16th June 2020 and 3rd July 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

16-06-2020

This course will introduce practitioners to the Solihill Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an early years setting and will link to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

The Solihull Approach Training | 17th June 2020 and 1st July 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

17-06-2020

This course will introduce practitioners to the Solihill Approach model as applied to working with babies, young children and their families in an early years setting and will link to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

The Early Communication and Language Journey Training | 17th June 2020 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

17-06-2020

Learn how Aided Language Stimulation can support children with severe communication difficulties.

The Early Communication and Language Journey Training | 17th June 2020 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm

17-06-2020

Learn how Aided Language Stimulation can support children with severe communication difficulties.

Phase 1 Phonics Workshop | 23rd June 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

23-06-2020

A 2-hour workshop focused on developing phonological awareness, the building blocks for reading and writing.

Newly Registered Childminder Network Meeting | 24th June 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

24-06-2020

Access a personalised support programme aimed at supporting newly registered Childminders in the first 12 months after registration.

Phase 2 Phonics Workshop | 1st July 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

01-07-2020

A 2-hour workshop focused on how to support children to become ready for phonics in school.