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We offer Early Years and Childcare training courses to Early Years Foundation stage, Childcare and Play Practitioners.

These courses have been designed to give clear information to practitioners working with children and young people from birth to the age of 19.

The primary aim is to enable practitioners to meet required standards expected by law and to prepare settings for registration and inspection by Ofsted. It is also designed to enhance career and professional development opportunities to improve outcomes for children.
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Training & Events

29 Oct
Understanding and Supporting Behaviour in the Early Years
This is a two part course, covering the following themes: Session 1 • Exploring social and emotional behaviours demonstrated by children in the EYs • Understanding behaviour as a form of communication • Creating enabling environments as a universal social and emotional offer (i.e. for all children in your setting) • Identifying practical strategies for promoting positive behaviour in your setting • Reflecting on when children’s behaviours may indicate an underlying Special Educational Need (SEN) in Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH). Session 2 • Understanding the graduated approach to supporting children with SEMH needs • Using the Assess Plan Do Review framework for children with SEMH needs • Writing child-centred individual support plans • Monitoring and reviewing progress.
04 Nov
Supporting Bilingual and English as an Additional Language Children in Early Years settings
More children in the world grow up bilingual than monolingual. Having more than one language is something that should be celebrated, promoted and supported (National literacy Trust). This course introduces you to what we mean by bilingualism and the different types of language learning processes involved in dual or multi language learning. There is a focus on how to differentiate between EAL and SLCN in bi/multilingual children. The use of Wellcomm with children with EAL is reviewed and a range of practical tips, strategies and good practice examples are shared on how to support EAL learners reach their potential.
05 Nov
Magnificent Menu's
This 2 hour course for early year’s chefs/ cooks to understand legislation and meet the early year’s nutrition requirements for food and drink. it is delivered by Trafford’s NHS Paediatric Dietician.