Assistant Heads, Deputy Heads, Early Years Practitioners, Headteachers/Principals, Leaders/Managers, Middle Leaders, Teachers, Teaching Assistants
Early Years, Training Course
Course Funding Types
Through these bespoke CPD sessions, you and your setting/school can stay connected with the national agenda and be fully briefed on all the latest developments in early years and beyond. Delegates will have the opportunity to engage with colleagues from other schools and settings, to share and access advice and support from the Early Excellence team.
The day will be split into two parts:
AM Session (09:30 - 12:00) National Update Session – for School Leaders, EYFS Leads and KS1 Leads
This session will be an update on national policies and priorities impacting on the EYFS and KS1 , including DfE, Ofsted and related non-statutory guidance.
PM Session (13:00 - 15:30) EYFS Leaders Session
Drawing on the latest research relating to child development and its relationship to the requirements revised EYFS, and connection with non-statutory guidance – this session will support EYFS leaders with their strategic planning and development of their teams quality of practice. Participants will have the opportunity to explore a range of issue with colleagues; including strategies they have used with regard to curriculum design and approaches to sharing and evidencing learning.
About the Trainer Phil Armstrong is Early Excellence's Head of Regional Development for the South of England as well as leading on their work with British International Schools. He is a member of the Strategic Leadership Team who shape the work of EEX. Previously Phil has worked for over 20yrs across the early years and primary sector, including teacher, leader and headship positions. Phil was also the head of an integrated early years centre. With a passion for collaborative practice and professional development; Phil has worked in partnership with early years settings, schools, teaching schools and local authorities to develop and deliver personalised programmes to meet their needs.
Cost: Free for SWIFT members schools (Full Day) /£100 per person for non-member schools (Full Day) Please note the session will take place online.