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. Practitioners will take away ideas to support both Teacher directed sessions and planning for indoor and outdoor provision.

  • To provide practical ideas to support adults to develop concepts introduced through stories into the learning environment
  • To link the use of stories and rhymes to the EYFS Development Matters and Ofsted Framework
  • To promote the use of mathematical language using storytelling and rhymes
  • To recognise the breadth of mathematical concepts in story books

Date & Time:
Wednesday 26th April 2017
Coffee and registration at 4.15pm and finish at 6.30pm

Northfleet Nursery School, 140 London Road, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 9JS

Course Leader:
Stephanie Hammond – A class teacher for over 16 years I have experience in teaching Foundation Stage through to Year 2. I have been phonics and spelling subject leader and Foundation and KS1 phase leader and a member of Senior Leadership teams. I spent 3 years in the Local Authority, as an Advanced Skills Teacher (AST) raising standards in designated Kent schools through coaching and mentoring, training, whole school initiatives and projects.

My current role as a Teaching and Learning Consultant is varied and includes supporting and training EY practitioners, teaching assistants, class teachers, NQT’s, subject leaders and senior leaders to raise standards in schools and nurseries. My aim is always to improve outcomes for all children. My role includes supporting practitioners and teachers through in class support, modelling lessons and providing support with planning, behaviour management and ongoing assessment and feedback to children. I use a coaching and mentoring model when in the setting or classroom. My area of expertise is phonics and spelling and I provide bespoke training in pre phonics skills, Early Years writing, phonics and spelling through to Year 7.

Course Fee:

To book:
To book or for more information please contact office@earlyfoundationstsa.org.uk OR Charlotte Dinning on 01474 567869.

Places are limited on this new exciting course so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Where a firm booking has been accepted by EFTSA and is subsequently cancelled, the customer will be liable for the charges unless 48 hours notice is provided. All cancellations must be received in writing.