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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.

Mindfulness 8 week course

Mon 7th January 2019 - Mon 25th February 2019, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Creswick Family Centre
Sir John Newsom Way
Welwyn Garden City

Develop an in-depth personal experience of mindfulness which will equip you with a range of inner resources to cope with challenges in every-day life.
8 week course running on Monday evenings in January and February.

Cost: £150

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Collections Workshop - Broxbourne

Thu 17th January 2019, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Arlesdene Nursery School
Blindman's Lane
Cheshunt
EN8 9DW

This workshop inspired by Alice Sharp will look at the use of collections in your environment and how using collections can;

  • enhance creativity
  • encourage children to engage in everyday objects
  • inspire curiosity & conversation

The workshop will include practical ideas and examples of inspiring collections.

Cost: Members £30 / Non-members £40

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Head's Early Years Forum

Thu 24th January 2019, 8:00am - 9:00am

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

Come along to an hour professional dialogue about how you can support your team to develop best practice in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

 

Cost: FREE

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Early Years Leaders Forum

Wed 13th February 2019, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

An opportunity to reflect and discuss relevant research, addressing what it takes to be a good leader and share practice with colleagues in similar situations.

 

Cost: FREE

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Annual Conference: Inclusion & Wellbeing

Tue 26th February 2019, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Focolare Centre for Unity
69 Parkway
Welwyn Garden City
AL8 6JG

Acorns 2019 Annual Conference will focus on supporting children in the EYFS/KS1 to be resilient learners. The conference will provide strategies to use in the classroom to help children with additional needs and their families.

Confirmed Speakers Kathryn Solly and Mine Conkbayir.

Cost: Members £90 / Non-members £100

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Collections Workshop - Watford

Thu 7th March 2019, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Kingswood Early Years Centre
Briar Road
Watford
WD25 0DX

This workshop inspired by Alice Sharp will look at the use of collections in your environment and how using collections can;

  • enhance creativity
  • encourage children to engage in everyday objects
  • inspire curiosity & conversation

The workshop will include practical ideas and examples of inspiring collections.

Cost: Members £30 / Non-members £40

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Outdoor Learning Workshop

Fri 8th March 2019, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

A session looking at the importance of outdoor learning with ideas for how to develop your own outdoor area.

Cost: £30 members / £40 non-members

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Head's Early Years Forum

Thu 16th May 2019, 8:00am - 9:00am

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

Come along to an hour professional dialogue about how you can support your team to develop best practice in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

 

Cost: FREE

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Early Years Leaders Forum

Wed 22nd May 2019, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Ludwick Nursery School
Holwell Rd
Welwyn Garden City
AL7 3RP

An opportunity to reflect and discuss relevant research, addressing what it takes to be a good leader and share practice with colleagues in similar situations.

 

Cost: FREE

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