CPD Courses

Looking for outstanding, inspirational, affordable, local, Early Years Training and Support for your Setting, Early Years Practioners, Child Minders and Foundations Stage Teachers? Our collaborative approach represents the best chance of making Schools successful by improving outcomes for Children and young people. Made up of early years settings, Primary, Secondary Schools, Universities, Institute of Education, other training providers and Teaching Schools we offer support and training within Kent, Medway, Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich.

Training Courses

Funky Fingers

Learn fun interactive techniques to build fine motor and gross motor skills.

Date & Time
Tuesday 10th January 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

NQT + 1

Training Programme
First step into Leadership, Action Planning, Observing others, Managing and Leading Matters of the Moment.

Date & Time
Tuesday 17th January 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Clever Hands

Developing fine motor skills in the Early Years
Fine motor skills are achieved when children learn to use their smaller muscles, like muscles in the hands, fingers, and wrists. Mastery of fine motor skills requires precision and coordination.

Date & Time
Wednesday 18th January 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Helicopter Stories

Half Day Training
The approach has a significant impact on children’s literacy and communication skills.

Date & Time
Tuesday 24th January 2017
9.30am

Course complete

Becoming the Best TA You Can Be

Open to all levels of Teaching Assistants

Date & Time
Tuesday 31st January 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Behaviour Training

Strategies to manage behaviour.

Date & Time
Tuesday 7th February 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Early Phonics

Environment and Instrumental Sounds (Part 1)
This course is one of three sessions that are linked to support practitioners develop children’s speaking and listening skills. These skills are linked to phonological awareness.

Date & Time
Wednesday 22nd February 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Early Phonics

Body Percussion, Rhythm and Rhyme (Part 2)
This course is one of three sessions that are linked to support practitioners develop children’s speaking and listening skills. These skills are linked to phonological awareness.

Date & Time
Wednesday 1st March 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Conversations Count

Enable practitioners to support and extend children’s imaginative skills through regular opportunities for speaking and listening

Date & Time
Tuesday 7th March 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Early Phonics

Alliteration and Voice Sounds (Part 3)
This course is one of three sessions that are linked to support practitioners develop children’s speaking and listening skills.

Date & Time
Wednesday 8th March 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Early Writing

This course is aimed at supporting practitioners to create a language and vocabulary rich environment that supports the early stages of writing.

Date & Time
Wednesday 15th March 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Phonics

Introducing Blending for Reading & Segmenting of Spelling
This course is aimed at supporting practitioners to develop practical and fun phonic activities to enable children to grow in confidence as they begin to recognise letters.

Date & Time
Wednesday 15th March 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Phonics

Developing Oral Segmenting and Blending
This practical and interactive course will develop practitioners subject knowledge in phonics.

Date & Time
Wednesday 22nd March 2017
4.15pm

Course complete

Once Upon a Time

Maths, Stories & Rhymes
This course will look at how shared reading can be linked directly to the development of mathematical concepts and vocabulary.

Date & Time
Wednesday 26th April 2017
4.15pm

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Ready to Read

Developing Early Reading Behaviours
During this course we will explore strategies that help young children develop a love of books and identify ways to enable practitioners to lay the foundations so that all children are ready to read.

Date & Time
Wednesday 3rd May 2017
4.15pm

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