Training / Event Details


EYFS - Early Years Conference - Confident Communicators

Developing Communication Rich Environments


We are delighted to welcome two inspirational speakers to the lead this morning Conference:

Nancy Stewart

Nancy will focus on identifying and building on interaction strategies, making the link between talking and thinking and will share key practical strategies that can be implemented right away.
Nancy will also briefly update us on the latest developments with the revised Early Learning Goals.

Anna Ephgrave

Anna will share practical and tested techniques that practitioners can use within child initiated play to support children's communication and language development, focusing on relationships, wellbeing, confidence and resilience.


Saturday 18th May 2019 - 9am - 1.30pm (reg from 8.30am Arrival & Registration) - Bath Spa University, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN

8.30am - Arrival and Registration
9am - Welcome and Introduction
9.15am - Nancy Stewart - Part 1: The power of reciprocal conversations
11am - Networking break (tea/coffee and brunch)
11.30am - Anna Ephgrave - Part 2: Supporting lauguage in the continuous provision
12.45pm - Nancy Stewart - Part 3: The revised Early Learning Goals
1.15pm - Close of Conference - Julie Eden, Early Years Advisor
1.30pm - Conference Closes

If you have any dietary/access needs please notify.


This event will inspire and empower practitioners passionate about supporting young children's language development. It will refresh thinking on how we can provide opportunities for children to be confident communicators.

Booking Information

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All Early Years Practitioners

18 May 2019 09:00 - 13:30

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Early Years Foundation Stage Team
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Date and Time

18 May 2019 09:00 - 13:30


Bath Spa University, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN


Julie Eden