Let’s Write! Improving Reading and Writing using Poetry with Rachel Rooney

Friday, 23 March 2018 - 10:00am
Explore how poetry can be used in cross curricular ways to develop effective writing and increase children's comprehension of language with award winning poet Rachel Rooney

The Power of the Picture Book for Teaching Mathematics in the Early Years

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 10:00am
This fun and practical day explore how picture books enable EYFS children to benefit from a richer and more complex understanding of mathematical language and concepts.

We’re Going on a Science Hunt! Science in the Outdoor Environment for 3-7s

Friday, 20 April 2018 - 10:00am
This fun and practical course explores how to use picture books and the outdoor environment as a starting point for scientific enquiry in the Early Years and KS1.

Raising Writing Standards through Book Making - Foundation to Year 8

Thursday, 26 April 2018 - 10:00am
Explore how to inspire children’s writing through book making with pioneering book artist, Paul Johnson. In this hands-on and enjoyable workshop, participants will learn practical book making techniques that can be used in the classroom.

Early Phonological Awareness through Rhyme and Song with Steve Grocott

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 - 10:00am
This fun and highly practical day will offer ideas to develop children’s early phonological awareness through singing, reciting chants and rhymes and following beats and rhythms, laying the foundation for reading readiness and the success of systematic phonics teaching.