SPH Childminder Network Launch

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

We are excited to invite you to the Bristol and Beyond Stronger Practice Hub’s first meeting for our Childminder Network. This will give you the opportunity to discover what the SPH is all about and to tell us what you would like from your Childminder Network. There will be networking opportunities, time to reflect on your childminding journey, talks from childminders and support with current issues. A unique chance to connect specifically with other childminders and discuss the sector.

Free

Working in Partnership with Parents (for Childminders)

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

In our ‘Working in Partnership with Parents’ session designed specifically for childminders we will look at how we can meet the EYFS and DFE guidance for partnership working. We will focus on how we can promote positive relationships and the benefits of different methods of communication. We will discuss varied scenarios looking at resolving issues and how we can encourage respectful and trusting connections which will make any difficult conversations easier.

Free

Your Curriculum as a Childminder with Sarah Neville

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

In this session, Sarah will share the latest information with you about how to deliver your curriculum as a childminder and how to explain what you do and why you do it to your Ofsted inspector. At the end of the session, you will receive a copy of the slides and a handout.

Free

What to Expect From an Ofsted Inspection as a Childminder

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

Are you feeling anxious about your future Ofsted inspection? Not sure what to expect from the new inspection framework or interested in how the process works? Sign-up to get informed and ready for your inspection. Come along and hear directly from Ofsted all about the inspection process and what you can expect as a Childminder.

Free

Developing a Loving Pedagogy in a Childminding Setting with Guest Trainer Tamsin Grimmer

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

In this session, we will consider what constitutes a loving pedagogy and explore what we mean by love and pedagogy, learn about speaking different love languages and helping our children feel loved, consider how to foster a loving pedagogy in practical ways, and review and evaluate our practice in the light of a loving pedagogy.

Free

Exploring Schematic Play for Childminders with Guest Trainer Tamsin Grimmer

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

In this session we will explore some definitions of schemas and schematic behaviour, find out about different behaviour displayed relating to schematic play, consider how sometimes schematic play is misinterpreted as poor behaviour and reflect upon your children and consider how to plan for schematic play.

Free

Identifying and Supporting Speech, Language and Communication Needs for Childminders

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

Post Covid, many practitioners are concerned about children’s speech and language development. This is an amazing opportunity to hear straight from Speech and Language therapists about the best way to support the children with their speech, language and communication and how to identify any specific needs within these areas.

Free

Makaton Workshop for Childminders

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

The ‘Introduction to Makaton’ taster session is a 2-hour workshop designed for complete beginners or those with previous training who would benefit from a refresher. You will learn what Makaton is, how to use it and who with, you will learn approximately. 50 signs and symbols relevant to your role as a Childminder with the focus being on Early Years Vocabulary alongside core, functional vocabulary.

Free

Making the Most of Mealtimes, for Childminders, With the Children’s Kitchen

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

Are mealtimes the worst part of your day? Children waste food and don’t eat proper meals? Are you fed up with chucking uneaten food? Come to our session on ‘Making the most of Mealtimes’ specifically for Childminders trying to provide healthy, low-cost meals that children will eat at the same time as providing quality care and education.

Free

Communication and Language for Childminders With Julian Grenier

Stronger Practice Hub Event

In this session, Julian will share the findings of Ofsted’s latest early years education research and what it means for you in your setting. He will talk about Ofsted’s approach to the inspection of childminders using the Education Inspection Framework (EIF). He will finish by sharing some resources we hope you’ll find helpful before answering some of your questions.

Free

Observation and Planning in a Childminding Setting, with Sarah Neville

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

Sarah Neville is an ‘Outstanding’ childminder and early years consultant with over 30 years of experience. She will discuss observing children in a way that is valuable and makes the best use of your time and planning next steps for learning and development.

Free

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St. Pauls Children’s Centre: There is no on-site parking but parking is available on the road for £1 an hour for a maximum of 3 hours, or in Cabot Circus which is 5-minute walk from the St. Pauls Children’s Centre.

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