Children’s Kitchen: Enabling Child-Led Food Exploration (South Gloucestershire)

Parkwall Primary School Earlstone Cresent, Barrs Court, Bristol, United Kingdom

Stronger Practice Hub Event

This fun, inspiring and hands-on session aims to introduce you to child-led food exploration and give you ideas and practical insights to take back to your setting. It will also get you thinking about growing and exploring fresh produce, food insecurity, and the importance of this for young children. Each two-hour session will be led by Jo Ingleby, director of The Children’s Kitchen, who has 20 years of experience leading award-winning early years food programmes.

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

Introduction to Trauma and Adversity

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

This online session will offer time and space to have an awareness of ACES and protective factors, to understand the neuroscience behind trauma and how this impacts a child, and to build your confidence in using a therapeutic response.

Free

Children’s Scrapstore: The Power of Loose Parts (Bristol)

Ashton Vale Community Centre Risdale Road, Ashton Vale, Bristol, United Kingdom

Stronger Practice Hub Event

Now more than ever young children need to play. They need an environment that’s rich in opportunities for exploration, deep engagement, and communication. This interactive session explores the many benefits of playing with scrap and how it nurtures all areas of development and learning in the EYFS as well as fostering the characteristics of effective learning.

Free

Assessment and the Two-Year-Old Check for Childminders, With Sarah Neville

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

Do you ever wonder what the best methods of assessments are? Do you feel your assessments are making a difference to the children’s learning and development? Are you confident about writing the two year check for your mindees? Come and join Sarah Neville for information and advice regarding assessments and the two year check specifically for childminding settings.

Free

Talking with Babies

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

This session will explore how we can talk with babies to help them become confident communicators and develop respectful relationships that enable babies to make genuine choices. We will consider how mindful care routines might support communication and language, the power of non-verbal communication and learning the ‘conversational dance’.

Free

Sensory Processing in the Early Years: What It is and Why It’s Important with Christina Welsh

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

This training is intended for practitioners and those who work with babies and children in the early years; the training aims to improve their confidence in identifying and supporting those experiencing sensory processing differences. The training will introduce the eight sensory systems and how they may have an impact on a child’s experience of the world around them. Training participants will become familiar with what is meant by ‘sensory processing’ and take part in interactive activities to embed this understanding.

Free

Getting it Right for Babies

Online Course

Stronger Practice Hub Event

These sessions will explore getting it right for babies. They will support practitioners in looking at your provision through the eyes of the baby. We will consider how we value babies' voices and reflect upon attachment and brain development. We will spend time focusing on what respectful routines are and what these might look and feel like in your setting.

Free

Risky Play in the Outdoors – Outdoor Learning Workshop (North Somerset)

Keepers Gate Forest School Wentwood Drive, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom

Stronger Practice Hub Event

Taking a risk in play outdoors - It’s all about balance! This workshop will provide an opportunity to investigate risks and play in an outdoor environment, exploring the benefits of risk and how to assess with the support of the Health and Safety executive.

Free

Children’s Kitchen: Enabling Child-Led Food Exploration (Bath and North East Somerset)

Somer Centre Gullock Tyning, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, United Kingdom

Stronger Practice Hub Event

This fun, inspiring and hands-on session aims to introduce you to child-led food exploration and give you ideas and practical insights to take back to your setting. It will also get you thinking about growing and exploring fresh produce, food insecurity, and the importance of this for young children. Each two-hour session will be led by Jo Ingleby, director of The Children’s Kitchen, who has 20 years of experience leading award-winning early years food programmes.

Free

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Parking
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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