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Start Well Q&A Session: Out of School Settings | 25th January 2021 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

25-01-2021

These Question and Answer sessions are an opportunity for you to ask Start Well and colleagues any questions relating to the opening of your provision in the current national lockdown.

Two Year Old Provider Event Online | 25th January 2021 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm

25-01-2021

An online interactive event to support all practitioners working with two year olds with a focus on communication and language development at two.

Nursery Narrative Online | 26th January 2021 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

26-01-2021

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

WellComm Speech and Language Toolkit | 26th January 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

26-01-2021

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.

Safeguarding Policy into Practice | 27th January 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

27-01-2021

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 | 29th January 2021 | 10:00am - 11:30am

29-01-2021

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.

SENCo Recorded Briefing | Spring 2021

02-02-2021

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.

Bolton Early Years Integrated Communnication and Language Pathway: Effective use of early communication and Language Interventions | 2nd February 2021 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

02-02-2021

This session will provide a comprehensive overview of the tools and interventions accessible within the Bolton Early Years Integrated Communication and Language Pathway.

Out of School Settings (OOSS) Network Briefing | 4th February 2021 | 10:00am - 11:30am

04-02-2021

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.

Newly Registered Childminder Network Meeting | 8th February 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

08-02-2021

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

EYFS Briefing for EY Leads in Schools | 9th February 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

09-02-2021

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

Early Years Communication and Language Development Surgery | 10th February 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

10-02-2021

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.

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

11-02-2021

This briefings will update early years leaders and managers on national and local developments in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). This briefing will be held online.

Supporting Children with English as an Additional Language (EAL) | 22nd February 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

22-02-2021

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

PVI Network Meeting | 23rd February 2021 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm

23-02-2021

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 | 23rd February 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm

23-02-2021

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

Using your Communication and Language Journey resource to support your interventions | 25th February 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

25-02-2021

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

EYFS Briefing for Childminders | 1st March 2021 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

01-03-2021

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.

Language Through Listening Online | 3rd March 2021 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

03-03-2021

Learn some fresh and practical ideas to support children to improve their listening and attention skills. This session will be held online.

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

04-03-2021

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.

Communication & Language Pathway: Accessing ‘More Help’ from additional agencies | 9th March 2021 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

09-03-2021

This interactive, one-hour digital training session will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the ‘Getting More Help’ section of the Bolton Early Years Integrated Communication and Language Pathway.

An Introduction to the WellComm Toolkit for Childminders | 10th March 2021 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

10-03-2021

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.

Introduction to the Role of the Communication Champion | 11th March 2021 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm

11-03-2021

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.

Exploring awareness of children learning English as an additional language through the Communication and Language Journey resource | 18th March 2021 | 3:30pm - 4:30pm

18-03-2021

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

PVI Network Meeting | 25th March 2021 | 9:30am - 11:00am

25-03-2021

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

Mark Making to Writing Journey Pre-recorded Training | Spring Term

31-03-2021

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.

The Number Journey Pre-recorded Training | Spring Term

31-03-2021

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.

The Early Communication and Language Journey Pre-recorded Training | Spring Term

31-03-2021

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.

Phase 1 Phonics Pre-Recorded Training | Spring Term

31-03-2021

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.

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

07-04-2021

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 Early Communication and Language Journey Pre-recorded Training | Summer Term

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.

Phase 1 Phonics Pre-Recorded Training | Summer Term

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.

The Number Journey Pre-recorded Training | Summer Term

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 | Summer Term

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.