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2021 SPECIAL OFFER – PURCHASE 4 TRAINING SESSIONS AND GET A 5TH FREE!
We are running a special offer for 2021. Book your 4 sessions online as normal and email adminBEYTSA@bristol-schools.uk with details of the 5th session (of same or less value) you wish to book for free.
This session will support practitioners to consider the implications for children and families coming into their setting with no or very little English. We will explore cultural identity, self-esteem, language acquisition and learn practical strategies to ensure both children and families have a voice, all of which has impact on their achievement. We will develop a better understanding of communities, cultures and communication and consider how valuing the home language has impact on children’s confidence and self-esteem. We will learn…Find out more »
Supervision is an effective tool to support staff wellbeing, accountability and ambition in your school or setting. The Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage requires that providers must put appropriate arrangements in place for the supervision of staff who have contact with young children and families. During this session we will review understanding, policy, protocols and procedures for developing effective supervision in your EYFS setting/ class teams. It will also explore some of the complexities of being an…Find out more »
Sustained shared thinking is ‘when two or more individuals “work together” in an intellectual way to solve a problem, clarify a concept, evaluate an activity, extend a narrative etc.’ Sylva et al, 2004 This session will explore how adults and children can work together as co-researchers to learn together about the world around them. We will consider the idea of scientific enquiry and how effective questions can enable children to think further about what fascinates them. We will learn more…Find out more »
This session will support your knowledge and understanding of how children learn to read, the skills they need and how we as adults can motivate them to become confident and develop a lifelong love of books and stories. We will explore the approaches that support early readers linked to the Unique Foundations in Reading and Writing audit tool. We will consider how children develop enthusiasm and resilience to link their phonic knowledge and language comprehension within a rich literary curriculum.Find out more »
This session will support your knowledge and understanding of how children become writers, the skills they need and how we as adults can motivate them to become confident authors to tell their own stories. We will explore the approaches that support early mark makers to develop enthusiasm and resilience to link their knowledge of letters and sounds with physical skills, imagination and real reasons to write. The strategies discussed will be linked to the Unique Foundations in Reading and Writing…Find out more »
‘Executive function and self-regulation skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions, and juggle multiple tasks successfully. Just as an air traffic control system at a busy airport safely manages the arrivals and departures of many aircraft on multiple runways, the brain needs this skill set to filter distractions, prioritize tasks, set and achieve goals, and control impulses’. Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University, 2011 This session will explore what this might look…Find out more »
Many young children will have missed out on fundamental physical development opportunities during the Covid-19 pandemic, a gap which is being identified now that children are back in schools/settings. This session will explore how provision of a movement rich environment/curriculum will support not only children’s physical development but importantly at this time, their social and emotional well-being too. There will be opportunities to reflect on how PD supports all other areas of learning; the physical skills needed to support mark…Find out more »
This session will help you to support children and young people to understand the different emotions they experience, why they occur and how to handle them. We will consider Emotion Coaching as a strategy for supporting children’s behaviour and highlight research which demonstrates the value of an emotion coaching approach. There will be opportunities to explore the tools to practice emotion coaching with children.Find out more »
This session will offer you the opportunity to consider your, beliefs, values and ambitions for leadership within the context of leadership theories and frameworks, and particularly through times of change. We will encourage you to reflect on what you yourself bring to the team, and support you to consider ways in which you can empower your team members both collectively and individually, to build resilient and sustainable distributed leadership. This session is available for Nursery and Primary. This particular…Find out more »
Children are not born with self-regulation skills. They develop them as they experience warm, nurturing and loving relationships with significant adults and others around them. Clear and consistent behavioural boundaries also play a part. This session will help you to support children’s behaviour and self- regulation through a conflict resolution approach that is positive and empowering. You will learn the basic technique that is tailored to the unique needs of very young children and supports personal, social and emotional development.…Find out more »
Children are ‘coded’ by everything – the environment, language, cultural references, and most influentially the attitudes and expectations of the people around them. This session explores how unconscious bias, gender and cultural stereotyping impacts on children’s developing sense of self, their attainment, and therefore potential. We will reflect on how developing learning environments and challenging our own assumptions can counter the many stereotypes that exist. We will consider how our perception of what ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ are like, what they…Find out more »
This session will explore the basics of effective, authentic and meaningful interactions with children in the EYs. We will cover what makes for quality interactions: the way we use our body and voice, how we listen, pause, and reflect on children’s learning with them. How we can deepen their thinking, provoke new learning and delight in the children’s fascinations. We will use the quality interaction checklist to learn more about how to develop good practice.Find out more »