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Early Years Matters News Round up 7th October 2019
07 Oct
Early Years Matters News Round Round Up 7th October 2019
Plastic Free Schools
01 Oct
Power to the pupils... Bath and North East Somerset is aiming to achieve 'Plastic Free Communities' status for the area by April 2020 and need businesses, organisations, schools, clubs and community groups to join us in taking action to reduce excessive and unnecessary single use plastics. More than 50 local organisations are already taking action in the area. Teachers and Students across the UK are taking action to reduce the carbon and plastic footprint of their school and wider community. Become a Plastic free school and enjoy the many benefits: • The campaign equips and empowers pupils with the tools to create positive, lasting environmental change. • Save money by reducing waste and reusing more. • Receive support and guidance throughout your journey with a detailed starter pack. • You will be sent monthly updates via email with news, case studies, tips and tricks. • Enjoy access to free key stage 2 and 3 lesson plans. Sign up to begin your plastic-free journey: On completion of all 5 objectives you will be awarded with ‘Plastic Free School’ Status! Hear about plastic free schools from the pupils themselves...
Early Years Matters News Round Up 2nd September 2019
02 Sep
Early Years Matters News Round Up 2nd September 2019
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Training & Events

22 Oct
EYFS - Active Story Making Project
This lively, informative course is led by experienced trainers and Active Story Makers - Lin Oakley and Julie Read on behalf of the B&NES Early Years' Service. It will equip practitioners working with the skills and enthusiasm to lead active story making sessions for children of all ages in early years classrooms and settings (2-5 years). What are the benefits? • Helps to build children’s confidence and improve speaking and listening skills • Inspires mark making and early writing skills, particularly with reluctant writers • Has proven to be a dependable tool for children with SEND • Supports children with English as an additional language (EAL) • A valuable way of engaging parents in their children’s learning Please note for confirmation for full details of your booking you will be sent an additional email from Early Years Team
23 Oct
EYFS - Designated Person for Child Protection Cluster
Wednesday 23rd October 2019 reg. 6.15pm (6.30pm - 8pm) Keynsham Civic Centre, Conference Room W1.1 Led by Julian House - Domestic Abuse Awareness - Signs & Symptoms of Domestic Abuse - Impact on Children - Services Available The session is an opportunity to explore recent safeguarding updates and reflect on best practice. It is an opportunity to network with other safeguarding leads. We will also look at key messages from recent Ofsted inspections 1 free place for the year for the designated person if you have enhanced Hub membership. N.B This does NOT replace foundation safeguarding training Certificates will be emailed to the delegate. CLIMATE CHANGE: Please bring your own cup/water bottle with you as we are reducing the use of disposable cups.
07 Nov
EYFS - QUEST Cluster for ALL Providers
Thursday 7th November 2019 - 4.45pm - 6.15pm - King Edwards School, Bath If you would like to have a short tour of King Edward's EYFS, please aim to arrive by 4.15pm - Refreshments will be provided. Note: you must have purchased Quest already to participate in this cluster. If you have not purchased Quest but would like to, please look here