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Early Years Based Information Carrying (EYBIC) Work Pack Online Workshop | 21st April 2021 | 4:30pm - 5:30pm

21-04-2021

Find out more about practical ideas, strategies and effective intervention that supports children at risk of speech and language delay. This session will be held online.

Using the Communication and Language Journey resource to support the communication and language development of 2-year-olds | 22nd April 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

22-04-2021

Explore the typical development of 2-year-olds in more depth using the Communication and Language Journey resource. This session will be held online.

EYFS Reforms: Headteachers briefing | 23rd April 2021 | 9:30am - 10:30am

23-04-2021

Join our online briefing session for Headteachers - implementing the EYFS reforms from September 2021. This session will be held online.

Network and Development Opportunities for Childminders: Child Development | 26th April 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

26-04-2021

Childminders - Join our monthly sessions in the comfort of your own home. We will network and look at a range of topics and discuss them together so you can learn and share with other childminders.

SENCo Recorded Briefing | Summer 2021

27-04-2021

This hour long recorded briefing will be made available for you to view in your own time. Booking is essential. The briefing 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.

EYFS Reforms: Schools | 28th April 2021 | 9:30am - 11:30am

28-04-2021

Join our online, interactive session for early years leaders and managers in schools.

Boys Writing Development: Awaken the Inner Writer | 28th April 2021 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

28-04-2021

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. This session will be held online.

EYFS Reforms: Schools | 29th April 2021 | 10:00am - 12:00noon

29-04-2021

Join our online, interactive session for early years leaders and managers in schools.

EYFS Reforms: PVI and Childminders | 29th April 2021 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

29-04-2021

Join our online, interactive session for leaders and managers in PVI and childminding settings.

The Role of the Early Years SENCo Course | April 2021

29-04-2021

Meeting the needs of children with SEND in the Early Years. This course includes 2 prerecorded training videos and a live interactive Q&A session.

EYFS Reforms: PVI and Childminders | 29th April 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

29-04-2021

Join our online, interactive session for leaders and managers in PVI and childminding settings

EYFS Reforms: PVI and Childminders | 30th April 2021 | 9:30am - 11:30am

30-04-2021

Join our online, interactive session for leaders and managers in PVI and childminding settings.

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Schools | 5th May 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

05-05-2021

This briefing will update early years leads and managers on national and local developments in the EYFS. This briefing will be held online.

Out of School Settings (OOSS) Network Briefing | 6th May 2021 | 10:00am - 11:30am

06-05-2021

An opportunity for managers and owners of Out of School Settings to network and discuss the latest developments in Bolton and nationally. This session will be held online.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit | 6th May 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

06-05-2021

Learn how to identify young children at risk of speech, language or communication difficulties and support them to improve their language skills. This session will be held online.

EYFS Briefing for Childminders | 10th May 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

10-05-2021

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.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit | 11th May 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

11-05-2021

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

Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language (EAL) | 17 May 2021 | 4:30pm - 5:30pm

17-05-2021

Explore essential knowledge and tools to support families and children for whom English is an additional language. This session will be held online.

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Daycare Settings | 18th May 2021 | 10:00am - 11:30am

18-05-2021

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.

Using your Communication and Language Journey resource to support your interventions | 20th May 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

20-05-2021

Deepen your understanding of existing communication and language interventions using the Communication and Language Journey resource. This session will be held online.

An Introduction to the WellComm Toolkit for Childminders | 20th May 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

20-05-2021

An online event for Childminders in Bolton which will focus on the WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit training and how to access the resources. This session will be held online.

Network and Development Opportunities for Childminders: Role of the SENCo | 24th May 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

24-05-2021

Childminders - Join our monthly sessions in the comfort of your own home. We will network and look at a range of topics and discuss them together so you can learn and share with other childminders.

Introduction to the Role of the Communication Champion | 25th May 2021 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

25-05-2021

Learn more about the role of the Communication Champion and ways to embed communication and language in your setting. This session will be held online.

PVI Network Meeting | 27th May 2021 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm

27-05-2021

This is an opportunity to come together as a group to share ideas, good practice and discuss any matters arising.

EYFS Briefing for Communication Champions | 8th June 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm

08-06-2021

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 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

09-06-2021

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector and is an opportunity for you to ask any questions relating to early communication and language development.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit | 10th June 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

10-06-2021

Learn how to identify young children at risk of speech, language or communication difficulties and support them to improve their language skills. This session will be held online.

Network and Development Opportunities for Childminders: Mathematics | 14th June 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

14-06-2021

Childminders - Join our monthly sessions in the comfort of your own home. We will network and look at a range of topics and discuss them together so you can learn and share with other childminders.

EYFS Reforms Leaders and Managers Network Discussions: PVIs and Childminders | 15th June 2021 | 1:30pm - 3:00pm

15-06-2021

This online discussion session will provide a further opportunity to discuss key topics related to the EYFS reforms implementation in September 2021.

EYFS Reforms Leaders and Managers Network Discussions: Schools | 15th June 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

15-06-2021

This online discussion session will provide a further opportunity to discuss key topics related to the EYFS reforms implementation in September 2021.

EYFS Reforms Leaders and Managers Network Discussions: Schools | 16th June 2021 | 10:00am - 11:30am

16-06-2021

This online discussion session will provide a further opportunity to discuss key topics related to the EYFS reforms implementation in September 2021.

EYFS Reforms Leaders and Managers Network Discussions: PVIs and Childminders | 16th June 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:45pm

16-06-2021

This online discussion session will provide a further opportunity to discuss key topics related to the EYFS reforms implementation in September 2021.

Exploring awareness of children learning English as an additional language through the Communication and Language Journey resource | 17th June 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

17-06-2021

Fully explore the EAL appendix material within the Communication and Language Journey resource. This session will be held online.

The Role of the Early Years SENCo Course | June 2021

17-06-2021

Meeting the needs of children with SEND in the Early Years. This course includes 2 prerecorded training videos and a live interactive Q&A session.

Are you ready for your Ofsted inspection? Childminders | 21st June 2021 | 6:15pm - 8:45pm

21-06-2021

Childminders - time to explore the Ofsted inspection handbook in preparation for your next inspection. This session will be held online.

Are you ready for your Ofsted inspection? Out of School Settings | 23rd June 2021 | 10:00am - 12:30pm

23-06-2021

Out of School Settings - time to explore the inspection handbook in preparation for your next inspection. This session will be held online.

Are you ready for your Ofsted inspection? Daycare | 24th June 2021 | 9:30am - 12noon

24-06-2021

Daycare providers - time to explore your inspection handbook in preparation for your next inspection. This session will be held online.

Introduction to the Role of a Childminder

30-06-2021

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.

The Number Journey Pre-recorded Training

30-06-2021

This 1 hour pre-recorded session is available to view any time during the term, booking is essential. The session is designed to help practitioners to support children to develop a firm foundation in early mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding.

Mark Making to Writing Journey Pre-recorded Training

30-06-2021

This 1 hour pre-recorded session is available to view any time during the term, booking is essential. The session is designed to help practitioners to support children in early years education to develop the physical skills needed to become confident writers.

Phase 1 Phonics Pre-Recorded Training

30-06-2021

This 1 hour pre-recorded session is available to view any time during the term, booking is essential. A session focused on developing phonological awareness, the building blocks for reading and writing.

Childminder Pre-Registration Course

30-06-2021

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.

The Early Communication and Language Journey Pre-recorded Training

30-06-2021

This pre-recorded session is available to view any time during the term, booking is essential. The session is designed to help practitioners understand typical communication and language development of children aged 0-7 years.

Safeguarding Policy into Practice | 30th June 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

30-06-2021

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.

Safeguarding Policy into Practice | 1st July 2021 | 1:30pm - 3:00pm

01-07-2021

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.

An Introduction to the WellComm Toolkit for Childminders | 7th July 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

07-07-2021

An online event for Childminders in Bolton which will focus on the WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit training and how to access the resources. This session will be held online.

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit | 8th July 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

08-07-2021

Learn how to identify young children at risk of speech, language or communication difficulties and support them to improve their language skills. This session will be held online.

PVI Network Meeting | 9th July 2021 | 9:30am - 11:00am

09-07-2021

This is an opportunity to come together as a group to share ideas, good practice and discuss any matters arising.

Network and Development Opportunities for Childminders: Observation, Assessment and Planning | 12th July 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

12-07-2021

Childminders - Join our monthly sessions in the comfort of your own home. We will network and look at a range of topics and discuss them together so you can learn and share with other childminders.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 11th August 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

11-08-2021

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector and is an opportunity for you to ask any questions relating to early communication and language development.

Network and Development Opportunities for Childminders: physical Development | 20th September 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

20-09-2021

Childminders - Join our monthly sessions in the comfort of your own home. We will network and look at a range of topics and discuss them together so you can learn and share with other childminders.

New to EYFS for Teaching Assistants | 6th October 2021 | 9:00am - 4:00pm

06-10-2021

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

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 13th October 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

13-10-2021

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector and is an opportunity for you to ask any questions relating to early communication and language development.

Network and Development Opportunities for Childminders: Progress Check at 2 Year Old | 18th October 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

18-10-2021

Childminders - Join our monthly sessions in the comfort of your own home. We will network and look at a range of topics and discuss them together so you can learn and share with other childminders.

Safeguarding Policy into Practice | 2nd November 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

02-11-2021

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.

Safeguarding Policy into Practice | 3rd November 2021 | 9:30am - 11:00am

03-11-2021

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.

Network and Development Opportunities for Childminders: Expressive Arts and Design | 22nd November 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

22-11-2021

Childminders - Join our monthly sessions in the comfort of your own home. We will network and look at a range of topics and discuss them together so you can learn and share with other childminders.

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 8th December 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

08-12-2021

This virtual surgery is open to all professionals working with children and their families in the early years sector and is an opportunity for you to ask any questions relating to early communication and language development.