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All CPD sessions are open to all Early Years practitioners in the Liverpool City Region and Beyond Stronger Practice Hub Local Authorities. To book on to any event please email

Our themes linking to research throughout July and August are:



Rebecca Morgan (Nursery Teacher) has recorded a practical session online to share with colleagues to explore mathematics.  Email the sph email if you would like to access the session via Vimeo.


An introduction to early emotional health, the issues children face and links to socio-economic backgrounds, previously by Kaya Doyle (Hub Manager) online live.

Now available as a recorded session – email sph email if you would like to access a recorded session for CPD for yourself or your setting.


email our sph email address if you would like to access for your school or setting a recorded session from Emma-Louise Scott (Nurture Teacher) sharing her experiences and practical examples of a sensory curriculum.

We have an online session from School Improvement Liverpool on an Ofsted update on

Tuesday 6th August

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

See the link to register for the online course.



Are you looking for a Learning Walk in another school or setting to see early years in action?  We have the following on offer.  Please email the sph email if you would like to book on.

East Prescot Nursery School, East Prescot Road, Liverpool,

Merseyside, L14 1PW - Wednesday 25th September at 9.30am – 11.45a.m.

If you wish to offer your setting for a learning walk to share practice especially linked to research in communication and early mathematics, let us know via email on


We have recorded two new sessions online: OAP (Ordinary Available Provision) and Using Musical Instruments. If you would like to access these 30 minute training sessions, email



FUTURE SESSION: PEEP – have you signed up to become a PEEP trainer for your local authority?
We are looking for three PEEP trainers for each of the 10 Local Authorities we are working with. If you are interested in finding out more about this CPD session email the sph email address and register your interest. Kaya Doyle (Hub Programme Manager) will contact you with more details.


If you are interested in finding out more about any of these CPD sessions email the sph email address and register your interest.


If you are a Liverpool practitioner you can access Dingley’s Promise free.  Please register at the following: Click the link, register, then access whenever suits.


Outside of Liverpool please look at the Dingley’s Promise website for more information.  If you would like to access any of the modules please register an interest in the sph email address.


We have been talking with Nasen re the Golden Key (see below).  Is this something you would be interested in?  Please email the sph email to register your interest. At present this is only for School and private nurseries, not childminders.  Nasen are developing a programme for childminders so keep looking on their website and register your interest if interested.
The programme for key person practitioners across the Stronger Practice Hub area would include:

  •  8 weeks of programme delivery (online) and associated prep.

  • Start date and time to be decided with you, to best suit your practitioners

  • Content of the programme can be adapted as needed to suit local needs – Attached is an overview to show what this could look like, but this is flexible to suit requirements.

  • Practitioners receive slides and useful links documents for each main session, as well as their digital certificate on completion of initial and final evaluations.

  • Main sessions are recorded to allow catch up for practitioners who may need to miss one. (Available until the next main session begins).    

  • A bespoke digital flyer to support recruitment, including booking links and any logos/copy you would like included.

  • Attendance at a network meeting/event to introduce the programme, if requested (usually online).

Calling All Childminders in Liverpool City Region - Come and meet Rachel Barrett, speech and language therapist from TalkAboutTown at our childminder 
drop in at Everton Nursery School and Family Centre, Spencer Street, L6 2WF on Friday 26th July, Friday 16th August 9.30a.m. to 11a.m. to discuss any speech and language concerns or ask about Wellcomm.  
Bring your children to the drop-in and colleagues will support while you speak with Rachel in the drop-in.

Every Monday 9.30-11.30a.m. at Deysbrook Community Centre, Liverpool, L12 4XF.
Every Wednesday 9.30-11.30a.m., term time, St Hilda's Church Hall, Hunts Cross, Stuart Avenue, Liverpool, L25 0NG
Every Friday 9.30-11.00a.m. at Everton Nursery School and Family Centre, Spencer Street, Liverpool, L6 2WF. 

If you attend a drop in or meet up with other childminders across the Liverpool City Region and Beyond area, please let us know so we can advertise, allowing local childminder colleagues to attend, join in and network.

HANEN LEARNING LANGUAGE and Loving It Programmein development for Childminders

If you are in Liverpool or Sefton (our Home area), we are looking for upto 12 childminders to work with ourselves and Communicate, to take part in the bespoke programme for childminders. If you are interested, please email

Early Years Sustainability Resource
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