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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.

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 | 5th February 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

05-02-2020

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

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.

Introduction to the Role of a Childminder | 12th February 2020 | 9:00am - 1:00pm

12-02-2020

Interested in becoming a Childminder? Find out all you need to know to get started.

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 Briefing for EY Leads in Daycare Settings | 12th February 2020 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

12-02-2020

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 | 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 - 8:30pm

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 | 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 | 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.

Childminder Pre-Registration Course - 16th to 18th March 2020

16-03-2020

This practical course will support delegates to understand and implement the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and to register their role as a Childminder with Ofsted.

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.

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.

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 | 9:30am - 12:15pm

25-04-2020

A workshop for Childminders in Bolton focussing on the WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit training and how to access the resources.

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.

The Number Journey | 11th May 2020 | 2:30pm - 4:30pm

11-05-2020

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

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.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Strategies to support children with challenging behaviour | 13th May 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am

13-05-2020

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

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.

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.

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 - 8:30pm

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.

Mark Making to Writing Journey | 8th June 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

08-06-2020

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.

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 | 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 | 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.

Effective Early Help for Children with SEND | 8th July 2020| 9:30am - 12:00pm

08-07-2020

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

Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation | 7th September 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

07-09-2020

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

Early Years SEND Workshop: Aided Language Stimulation | 7th September 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm

07-09-2020

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

Early Years SEND Workshop: Supporting Early Communication and Language Development | 9th September 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

09-09-2020

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

Early Years SEND Workshop: Strategies to support children with challenging behaviour | 11th September 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am

11-09-2020

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

The Solihull Approach Training | 14th September and 28th September 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

14-09-2020

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).

New to EYFS for Teaching Assistants | 16th September 2020 | 9:00am - 4:00pm

16-09-2020

Build a sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) through practical activities and discussion with experienced practitioners.

Early Years SEND Workshop: Assessing Progress for Children with SEND | 16th September 2020 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

16-09-2020

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

Early Years SENCO Refresher Course | 23rd September 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

23-09-2020

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

Early Years SEND Workshop: Creating Environments that Promote Positive Behaviour | 25th September 2020 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

25-09-2020

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

New to EYFS for QTS | 3 Day Course

30-09-2020

Learn more about the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) through practical activities and discussion with experienced practitioners.

Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ) Workshop | 30th September 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:30pm

30-09-2020

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

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Daycare Settings | 5th October 2020 | 4:15pm - 5:15pm

05-10-2020

These hour long briefings will update early years leaders and managers on national and local developments in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Daycare Settings | 6th October 2020 | 8:30am - 9:30am

06-10-2020

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

Mark Making to Writing Journey | 7th October 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

07-10-2020

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.

EYFS Briefing for Communication Champions | 7th October 2020 | 4:15pm - 5:15pm

07-10-2020

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

EYFS Briefing for Communication Champions | 7th October 2020 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

07-10-2020

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

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Schools | 8th October 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

08-10-2020

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

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

09-10-2020

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

EYFS Briefings for EY Leads in Schools | 12th October 2020 | 1:30pm - 2:30pm

12-10-2020

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

The Solihull Approach Training | 14th October and 28th October 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

14-10-2020

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).

Mark Making to Writing Journey | 15th October 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

15-10-2020

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.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit Workshop | 16th October 2020 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

16-10-2020

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

SENCO Briefing | 3rd November 2020 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

03-11-2020

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.

The Early Communication and Language Journey Training | 4th November 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm

04-11-2020

Understanding typical communication and language development of children aged 0-7 years.

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

04-11-2020

Understanding typical communication and language development of children aged 0-7 years.

Ages and Stages Questionnaires Workshop (ASQ) | 9th November 2020 | 10:00am - 12:30pm

09-11-2020

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 | 11th November 2020 | 9:30am - 11:30am

11-11-2020

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

The Number Journey | 11th November 2020 | 2:30pm - 4:30pm

11-11-2020

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

Language Through Listening Workshop | 12th November 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

12-11-2020

Learn some fresh and practical ideas to support children to improve their listening and attention skills.

The Solihull Approach Training | 18th November and 2nd December 2020 | 9:30am - 4:30pm

18-11-2020

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 Leadership Course | 19th November 2020 to 1st July 2021

19-11-2020

A bespoke course, designed for EYFS professionals looking to advance their knowledge, understanding and best practice.

2 Year Old Provider Event | 25th November 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

25-11-2020

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

Phase 1 Phonics Workshop | 3rd December 2020 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

03-12-2020

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

Phase 1 Phonics Workshop | 9th December 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

09-12-2020

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