Early Excellence

Early Excellence - Developing Rich Contexts for Learning and Development

Date: 19-21 March 2018
Venue: Norland College, York Place, London Road, Bath, BA1 6AE

Exploring the dynamic relationship between the child, adult and the environment

Early Excellence is delighted to be working with Norland College to offer these training opportunities. Workshops are designed for Heads, Senior Leaders and a range of Practitioners across EYFS and are guaranteed to inspire, challenge and inform practice and provision. Our fabulous interactive environment will be here to explore and inspire you. 

Day one - Monday 19 March

Session A: Rethinking the Environment: A fresh perspective on developing effective continuous provision with a focus on Literacy. This session is led by Fiona Carter between 4-5pm at a cost of £20 per delegate. 


Session B: In Pursuit of Excellence: Looking at key principles for confidently monitoring in the EYFS, and striving for outstanding. This session is led by Fiona Carter between 9:30am-12pm at a cost of £60 per delegate. 

Session C: Inspiring Young Mathematicians: A focus on how the learning environment can support and enhance mathematical thinking. This session is led by Fiona Carter between 1-3:30pm at a cost of £60 per delegate. 


Session D: A Masterclass in Observational Assessment: This session will provide a practical approach to the issues around accurate, meaningful and manageable observational assessment with children aged birth to 5 in the context of international research and the principles of child development. It will link to the requirements of the statutory EYFS and OFSTED, it will enable participants to fully understand the nature and purpose of Early Childhood Assessment. This session is led by Jan Dubiel between 9:30am-12pm at a cost of £60 per delegate. 

Session E: Creating an Environment for Thinking and Life Long Learning: Developing the nature of ‘Deep Level Learning’ (Saljo) is a critical aspect of a responsible and effective pedagogy, especially in a child’s Early Years. This session will explore the principles for developing a learning environment which sustains and supports and how this is enabled by the reflective and proactive role of the adult. This session is led by Jan Dubiel between 9:30am-12pm at a cost of £60 per delegate. 

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