Courses

Our courses are based in hubs around Hertfordshire at good or outstanding schools and settings where you can see children learning and practitioners will enjoy “Seeing it in Action”.

We hope you will find something that will support your practice whatever your role. We are keen to be responsive to your needs locally and can provide courses tailored to your needs.

Introducing 30 hours to your setting - Hertford

Tue 6th June 2017, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

St Andrew CE Primary School
Calton Ave
Hertford
SG14 2EP

'Seeing it in Action'

‘Practical advice on introducing the 30 hours extended childcare offer effectively.’ These sessions will outline the introduction of 30 hours within your setting and include practical advice about admissions, parents, staffing, transitions and routines whilst keeping children’s needs at the heart of your practice. The sessions will be led by experienced Nursery Headteachers who are […]

Cost: £25 members / £35 non-members

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Neuroscience

Wed 7th June 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

Neuroscience provides us with cutting-edge data that when used appropriately, can support parents and those working with children in early childhood development.

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Marvellous Maths Workshop - Hatfield

Thu 8th June 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Birchwood Nursery School
Birchway
Hatfield
AL10 0PD

'Marvellous Maths' - Get excited about maths!

The aim of these sessions is for participants to gain a greater understanding of maths development and to get excited about maths! This will be achieved through: Understand how to support early maths development. Try out practical ideas and activities within an early years environment. Find out about successful ways to teach maths. Receive a […]

Cost: £30 members / £40 non-members

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Introduction to Forest School

Wed 14th June 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Weston Way Nursery School
Weston Way
Baldock
SG7 6HD

This introduction to Forest School will outline the philosophy behind the concept and how it can support early years children to develop personal, social and emotional skills. This practical session will share ideas and games to take back to settings. Come dressed for all weathers as the session will be outside!

Cost: £30 members / £40 non-memebrs

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Safeguarding for Childminders

Mon 19th June 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

Safeguarding Training This 2 hour twilight training is aimed at childminders. The session will cover: ¨ Level 1 Safeguarding ¨ Child Sexual Exploitation ¨ FGM ¨ PREVENT Duty THIS COURSE IS FREE TO CHILDMINDERS IN GROUP 13

Cost: £20 for members / £30 for non-members. FREE to childminers in group 13

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Introducing 30 hours to your setting -Hemel Hempstead

Wed 21st June 2017, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Heath Lane Nursery School
Heath Lane
Hemel Hempstead
HP1 1TT

'Seeing it in Action'

‘Practical advice on introducing the 30 hours extended childcare offer effectively.’ These sessions will outline the introduction of 30 hours within your setting and include practical advice about admissions, parents, staffing, transitions and routines whilst keeping children’s needs at the heart of your practice. The sessions will be led by experienced Nursery Headteachers who are […]

Cost: £25 members / £35 non-members

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Introducing 30 hours to your setting - Hoddesdon

Thu 22nd June 2017, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Rye Park Nursery School
Walton Road
Hoddesdon
EN11 0LN

'Seeing it in Action'

‘Practical advice on introducing the 30 hours extended childcare offer effectively.’ These sessions will outline the introduction of 30 hours within your setting and include practical advice about admissions, parents, staffing, transitions and routines whilst keeping children’s needs at the heart of your practice. The sessions will be led by experienced Nursery Headteachers who are […]

Cost: £25 members / £35 non-members

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Understanding Children’s Behaviour

Thu 22nd June 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Redbourn Infant & Nursery School
Long Cutt
Redbourn
AL3 7EX

Using Schemas to develop play

Have you ever wondered why children repeat actions again and again in their play? Catherine will share case studies from her own research to talk about how observation of children’s schemas develops our understanding of how children learn. She will suggest practical ideas that will help support and plan for children’s individual schematic interests.  

Cost: members £30 / non members £40

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Introducing 30 hours to your setting - Watford

Wed 28th June 2017, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Kingswood Early Years Centre
Briar Road
Watford
WD25 0DX

'Seeing it in Action'

‘Practical advice on introducing the 30 hours extended childcare offer effectively.’ These sessions will outline the introduction of 30 hours within your setting and include practical advice about admissions, parents, staffing, transitions and routines whilst keeping children’s needs at the heart of your practice. The sessions will be led by experienced Nursery Headteachers who are […]

Cost: £25 members / £35 non-members

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YOGA

Thu 29th June 2017, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Wormley Primary School
Cozens Lane East
Broxbourne
EN10 6QA

This workshop will give you an insight into how you can introduce and develop yoga in your early years setting. We will introduce you to some simple poses, pictures and stories. The workshop will also focus on how yoga can help children with there speech and language development.  

Cost: £25 Members / £35 Non-members

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CACHE Level 2 Introduction to Childcare & Level 3 Early Years Educator - WGC INFO SESSION

Mon 3rd July 2017, 9:30am - 10:30am

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

Are you already working in childcare and looking to gain a formal qualification? Are you hoping to work in childcare in the future? This session is to enable you to find out about the CACHE Level 2 Introduction to Childcare qualification and the CACHE Level 3 Early Years Educator and how you might secure your […]

Cost: FREE info session!

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Maths Everywhere!

Fri 7th July 2017, 9:15am - 3:30pm

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

Maths concepts in everyday life!

This free maths road show will look at how you and your settings can provide children with the opportunity to explore many different mathematical concepts in everyday life including; Outdoors Cooking ICT and more!   Speaker: Kym Scott      

Cost: FREE

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Mindfulness & Meditation (EYFS)

Thu 21st September 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

This workshop will explain what Mindfulness is, why it’s so important to get children in the early years and how to practice Mindfulness. It will outline some practical ideas for the early years and what sort of mindful activities can we brought into the learning environment. There will be an opportunity to practice some techniques. […]

Cost: £30 members / £40 non-members

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Mindfulness & Meditation (KS1 & KS2)

Thu 28th September 2017, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

This workshop will explain what Mindfulness is, why it’s so important to get children in the early years and how to practice Mindfulness. It will outline some practical ideas for the early years and what sort of mindful activities can we brought into the learning environment. There will be an opportunity to practice some techniques. […]

Cost: £30 members / £40 non-members

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