Courses

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

To support you to reflect on your CPD investment and ensure you gain maximum impact from the training we provide, you may wish to use our CPD toolkit resource which is available here.

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EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Daycare Settings | 24th May 2022 | 9:30am - 11:00am

24-05-2022

This briefing will update early years leaders and managers in daycare settings about national and local developments in the EYFS. This briefing will be held online.

EYFS Out of School Settings (OOSS) Network Briefing | 26th May 2022 | 10:00am - 11:30am

26-05-2022

An opportunity for Managers and Owners of Out of School Setting to meet face to face, network and discuss the latest news and developments in Bolton and Nationally.

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Schools | 27th May 2022 | 9:30am - 10:30am

27-05-2022

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

Childminder Consultancy Group | 31st May 2022 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

31-05-2022

This is an opportunity for childminders in Bolton who are due for their first Ofsted inspection, to network and discuss the latest developments in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

EYFS Briefing for Childminders | 6th June 2022 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

06-06-2022

Keeping you up to date on all the latest developments in the Early Years Foundation Stage to support your professional development. This session will be held online.

Fire Safety - Awareness | 7th June 2022 | 9:30am - 12:30pm

07-06-2022

This course helps candidates develop a greater understanding of fire risks within the workplace and the measures that can be taken to control them. Course facilitated by, and booked with the Learning and Development Team.

EYFS Briefing for Communication Champions | 8th June 2022 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

08-06-2022

These hour long briefings will update Communication Champions on all national and local developments in the EYFS. This session will be held online.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 9th June 2022 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

09-06-2022

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.

Safeguarding Policy into Practice | 22nd June 2022 | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

22-06-2022

This interactive online session will provide the opportunity to look at the recent changes to the Bolton Safeguarding Guidance document. We will focus on how policy is put into practice in your EYFS setting and reflect on safeguarding in general through discussion and activities.

New to EYFS for Teaching Assistants | 23rd June 2022 | 9:30am - 4:00pm

23-06-2022

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

Safeguarding Policy into Practice | 23rd June 2022 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

23-06-2022

This interactive online session will provide the opportunity to look at the recent changes to the Bolton Safeguarding Guidance document. We will focus on how policy is put into practice in your EYFS setting and reflect on safeguarding in general, through discussion and activities.

Learning and Development: Getting it Right in 2022 for EYFS Leaders in Schools and Academies | 4th July 2022 | 9:30am - 11:30am

04-07-2022

Please note: this session is for EYFS Leaders in Schools and Academies only. This is a face to face interactive workshop to reflect on current learning and development policies and procedures in light of the 2021 Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage. There is a focus on observation, assessment, planning and the curriculum.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 6th July 2022 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

06-07-2022

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.

An Introduction to the WellComm Toolkit for Childminders | E-learning

29-07-2022

E-learning for Childminders in Bolton which will focus on the WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit training and how to access the resources.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit | E-learning

29-07-2022

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 for Public Health Nurses | E-learning

29-07-2022

This interactive E-learning course will help Public Health Nurses to learn how to identify young children at risk of speech, language or communication difficulties and support them to improve their language skills.

Childminder Pre-Registration Course

30-07-2022

This practical online course will support delegates to understand and implement the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and to register their role as a Childminder with Ofsted. This course is held online via Moodle and you can register and complete this training module at any time during the term.

Introduction to the Role of a Childminder

30-07-2022

Interested in becoming a Childminder? Find out all you need to know to get started. This course is held online via Moodle and you can register and complete this training module at any time during the term.

Nursery Narrative | E-learning

31-07-2022

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

The Role of the Early Years SENCo | E-learning

31-07-2022

Meeting the needs of children with SEND in the Early Years.

The Early Communication and Language Journey | E-learning

31-07-2022

The session is designed to help practitioners understand typical communication and language development of children aged 0-7 years.

Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language (EAL)

31-07-2022

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

Early Years Based Information Carrying (EYBIC) Work Pack | E-learning

31-07-2022

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

Phase 1 Phonics | E-learning

31-07-2022

This course focused on developing phonological awareness, the building blocks for reading and writing.

Embedding a Language Rich Environment | E-learning

31-07-2022

Use your communication and language toolkit to develop sequenced, progressive communication and language provision. Enabling adults as the main resource.

Language Through Listening | E-learning

31-07-2022

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

Introduction to the Role of the Communication Champion | E-learning

31-07-2022

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

Behaviour and self-regulation in the early years | E-learning

31-07-2022

This course aims to support practitioners to learn ways to manage inappropriate behaviour and conflict in early years and understand how to prevent meltdowns and misunderstandings.

Teaching Maths in the Early Years | E-Learning Package

31-07-2022

Bolton Start Well in collaboration with The Turing North West Maths Hub have developed this interactive E-learning package. This package includes four modules: 1. Number Journey 2. Counting and Cardinality 3. Subitising 4. Spatial Awareness

Mark Making to Writing Journey | E-learning

31-07-2022

This interactive E-learning course is designed to help practitioners to support children in early years education to develop the physical skills needed to become confident writers. Please allow up to 2½ hours to complete the full course, although you can stop and restart at any point.

Learning and Development: Getting it Right in 2022 | 9th September 2022 | 9:30am - 12:00 noon

09-09-2022

A face to face interactive workshop to reflect on current learning and development policies and procedures in light of the 2021 Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage. There is a focus on observation, assessment, planning and the curriculum.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 29th September 2022 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

29-09-2022

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 19th October 2022 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

19-10-2022

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 24th November 2022 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

24-11-2022

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 14th December 2022 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

14-12-2022

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 19th January 2023 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

19-01-2023

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 15th February 2023 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

15-02-2023

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 16th March 2023 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

16-03-2023

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector, including Public Health Nurses, and is an opportunity to discuss any element of communication and language practice or concerns and any questions following communication and language training.