Rachael Underwood
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Early Years Training for Practitioners and Parents
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Developing early reading skills in children
Workshop for Practitioners
‘It just happens doesn’t it?’
‘I never knew there was a way to look at books with children that encourages them to become readers’

We will look at how adults can share books with children to enable them to develop a strong interest in reading.  We will and look at what makes a good children’s book and consider the kinds of materials we can provide in our setting to support early literacy.
  
Bookham,
Tuesday 27th February 9.30 - 11.30 am
£ 18.75 /per person

Early Bird & Group discounts available 
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How to Write 
​Observational Notes

Workshop for Practitioners

‘I never know what I should include when I am writing an observation’
 
The Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage requires practitioners to write observations of young children.  In this workshop we will look at how to write clear and concise observations that can be shared with parents, colleagues and other professionals alike.
  

Bookham,
Friday 23rd February 1 - 3pm
£ 18.75 /per person

Early Bird & Group discounts available 
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'Mine, No Mine' - Behaviour Managment – How to help young children resolve their conflicts
Workshop for Early Years Practitioners
   
Would you like to feel more confident dealing with young children’s conflicts?
 
As adults working with young children we can be presented with some challenging conflict situations.  In this workshop we will look at six problem-solving steps which promote British values and turn challenging conflict moments into rich learning opportunities for children and adults alike.
    

Bookham,
Friday 2nd March 1 - 3pm
£ 18.75 /per person

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Early Writing Skills for Early Years Practitioners

Evening Workshop
Workshop for Early Years Practitioners
   
   
In this workshop we will look at how we can support the development of young children’s writing through the activities we provide and through our interactions with them.
    
    

Bookham,
Wednesday 7th March 7.30 - 9pm
£ 18.75 /per person

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How to Teach Maths to Young Children​
Workshop for Early Years Practitioners
   
‘I don’t feel very confident doing Maths’
 
In this workshop we will consider how Maths is all around us if we know what to look for.  We will look at how we can introduce mathematical concepts quite naturally to young children and how, over time, we can help them to feel confident and capable with Maths.
    
    

Bookham,
Friday 16th March 1 - 3 pm
£ 18.75 /per person

Early Bird & Group discounts available 
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 **An Ofsted Hot Topic ***

 How to develop the Characteristics of Effective Learning through Adult/Child interaction

Workshop for Early Years Practitioners
  
Would you like to be able to respond effectively to any piece of children’s artwork?
Would you like to know how to enter children’s play in a supportive way?
 
In the current Ofsted inspection framework considerable emphasis is placed on the way adults interact with children. In this workshop we will consider a number of well-researched strategies that enable practitioners to interact with young children in a way that both supports children’s learning and builds their self-esteem

    

Bookham,
Friday 23rd March 1 - 3 pm
£ 18.75 /per person

Early Bird & Group discounts available 
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