EYFS Statutory CPD Training courses, workshops and networks

SAVE THE DATE!  Early Years Annual Conference: 28th September 2018 

To book your place and to find out more information about our EYFS Statutory Framework CPD opportunities click on the links below:

February 2018

Paediatric First Aid  12 hour course still only £55 for PVCI settings with a further reduction for voluntary organisations, these are held every month, click on the link to see content and dates.

Safeguarding Children  Click on the link to see a range of Safeguarding courses and dates

Talking Twos Programme  Only available from Nottingham City Early Years Team, Talking Twos is a unique Early Identification of Speech and Language needs delivered by one of our specialists in your setting.

Being a SENCO  This half day practical course developed by the EY team and certificated by UK CPD is for  established SENCOs and will support you to identify small steps for learning, set SMART targets and complete individual provision maps.

DSL Network  The PVCI DSL Network is free to attend and overseen by the Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board. The aims of the network are to; Develop and enhance safeguarding practises and processes across the Early Years sector, Improve communication between the Early Years  sector and the Safeguarding Children Board and Provide support to DSL’S in their role as a DSL.   

March 2018

Childminder Annual Business Meeting Nottingham City Early Years Annual Business meeting for Childminders who provide funded places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds.

FREE! Early Years Funding Portal Training: By popular demand we are running Early Years Funding Portal Training sessions in March and July. These two hour sessions will cover all aspects of using of the Early Years Provider Portal. This is suitable for beginners to the portal and/or  as a refresher for current users. The training will be taking place Thursday 8th March  and  Thursday 5th July 2018. Choose from either a morning session  - 10am till 12pm or an afternoon session -  1pm till 3pm and book your place.

Paediatric First Aid  12 hour course still only £55 for PVCI settings with a further reduction for voluntary organisations, these are held every month, click on the link to see content and dates.

Safeguarding Children  Click on the link to see a range of Safeguarding courses and dates

Talking Twos Programme  Only available from Nottingham City Early Years Team, Talking Twos is a unique Early Identification of Speech and Language needs delivered by one of our specialists in your setting.

Leadership Network  Covering different topics each term these Networks will keep you up to date on current Early Years issues, developments or new initiatives as well as providing invaluable networking opportunities. As before participants also have the chance to win a fabulous book in the prize draw at the end of each session.

SENCO Network  These feature specialist guest speakers who provide advice and information on services as well as any partnership activity that you can get involved in. Previous  networks have included guest speakers on Autism,local book initiatives, ADHD, early eye screening and SALT.As before participants also have the chance to win a fabulous book in the prize draw at the end of each session.

Room Leaders Network 0 -3    Room Leaders Network 3 - 5   Valuable opportunities for room leaders to spend time with peers gaining knowledge and good practice tips, up to date information and networking. As before participants also have the chance to win a fabulous book in the prize draw at the end of each session.

Developing Teaching and Learning in your Setting  Lead by our Early Years Teaching and Learning Specialist  Caroline Vissani and Programmes Manager Catherine Smith  this course will support settings to develop the teaching and areas of learning. The course will examine trends that have been identified from Ofsted Inspections and environmental audits 

Pete Moorhouse: Encouraging Creativity- creative and critical thinking (See Offer!)  This course is designed to develop understanding of what creativity means and explore ways in which we can best encourage creativity. Practitioners will start by defining creativity and critical thinking and then look at the different aspects of children’s thinking that contribute to the process of developing ideas. 

April 2018

Safeguarding for Key Persons (DSL)  Specifically tailored to support those NEW to the role of the Designated Senior Lead (DSL) or practitioners who are being developed to take on the role, this one day introductory course will cover aspects of day to day activity for a DSL. 

Paediatric First Aid  12 hour course still only £55 for PVCI settings with a further reduction for voluntary organisations, these are held every month, click on the link to see content and dates.

Safeguarding Children  Click on the link to see a range of Safeguarding courses and dates

EYFS Inspirational Dance and Movement Level 1  The course is especially suited to those who would like to learn more about the importance of physical activity in the early years and how to engage with young children (aged 2-5 years) in more physically active play. The session will show how dance and movement can make strong links with all Prime and Specific Areas of the EYFS.

Understanding the EYFS Framework  Covering essential key components of EYFS Statutory Framework this introductory course is held over one and a half days with a gap task to complete in between sessions.  Split into three sessions the course covers sections one to three of the framework and provides practitioners with an interactive learning experience supporting a range of learning styles.

Talking Twos Programme  Only available from Nottingham City Early Years Team, Talking Twos is a unique Early Identification of Speech and Language needs delivered by one of our specialists in your setting.  

May 2018

Working with Babies   This practical course has been developed in partnership with a nursery manager who specialises in working with babies and is an essential course for anyone working with this age group. The course details the changes the brain goes through in the first two years of a child’s life and the importance of physical exploration for babies and young children.

DSL Network  The PVCI DSL Network is free to attend and overseen by the Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Board. The aims of the network are to; Develop and enhance safeguarding practises and processes across the Early Years sector, Improve communication between the Early Years  sector and the Safeguarding Children Board and Provide support to DSL’S in their role as a DSL.

Paediatric First Aid  12 hour course still only £55 for PVCI settings with a further reduction for voluntary organisations, these are held every month, click on the link to see content and dates.

Safeguarding Children  Click on the link to see a range of Safeguarding courses and dates

Talking Twos Programme  Only available from Nottingham City Early Years Team, Talking Twos is a unique Early Identification of Speech and Language needs delivered by one of our specialists in your setting.

Magical Outdoor Play  This course gives learners the inspiration and ideas they need to make outdoor play at their setting truly magical. EYFS recommendations are for 50% of play at a setting to be outdoors. This course helps settings achieve this through a series of imaginative activities and techniques to maximise the outdoor environment. It is also a fun and inspiring way to give learners the confidence to deliver outdoor play, whatever the weather and give a whole host of new ideas to take back to their settings.

Food Safety  Providers must be confident that those responsible for preparing and handling food are competent to do so. In group provision, all staff involved in the preparing and handling food must receive training in food hygiene.’  Early Years Statutory Framework  On completion of this course you will receive a certificate detailing the course content.

Paediatric First Aid  12 hour course still only £55 for PVCI settings with a further reduction for voluntary organisations, these are held every month, click on the link to see content and dates.

Safeguarding Children  Click on the link to see a range of Safeguarding courses and dates

Talking Twos Programme  Only available from Nottingham City Early Years Team, Talking Twos is a unique Early Identification of Speech and Language needs delivered by one of our specialists in your setting.

Leadership Network  Covering different topics each term these Networks will keep you up to date on current Early Years issues, developments or new initiatives as well as providing invaluable networking opportunities. As before participants also have the chance to win a fabulous book in the prize draw at the end of each session.

SENCO Network  These feature specialist guest speakers who provide advice and information on services as well as any partnership activity that you can get involved in. Previous  networks have included guest speakers on Autism,local book initiatives, ADHD, early eye screening and SALT.As before participants also have the chance to win a fabulous book in the prize draw at the end of each session.

Room Leaders Network 0 -3    Room Leaders Network 3 - 5   Valuable opportunities for room leaders to spend time with peers gaining knowledge and good practice tips, up to date information and networking. As before participants also have the chance to win a fabulous book in the prize draw at the end of each session.

July 2018

Understanding the EYFS Framework  Covering essential key components of EYFS Statutory Framework this introductory course is held over one and a half days with a gap task to complete in between sessions.  Split into three sessions the course covers sections one to three of the framework and provides practitioners with an interactive learning experience supporting a range of learning styles.

Paediatric First Aid  12 hour course still only £55 for PVCI settings with a further reduction for voluntary organisations, these are held every month, click on the link to see content and dates.

Safeguarding Children  Click on the link to see a range of Safeguarding courses and dates

Talking Twos Programme  Only available from Nottingham City Early Years Team, Talking Twos is a unique Early Identification of Speech and Language needs delivered by one of our specialists in your setting.