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Events

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 SpHubNW@evertocentre.liverpool.sch.uk

Our themes linking to research throughout April, May, June, July and August are:

Beach School, Forest School, Mathematics, Nursery Rhymes, PEEP and SEND.

Our next half day conference is on Saturday 15th June 9.45am to 12.15p.m. at The Mazuma Stadium, Morecambe Football Club, Christie Way, Westgate, Morecambe, LA4 4TB. 

Our theme for the conference is:

Mathematics and Sustainability in Early Childhood with Lil Newton (Early Years Consultant) and Diane Boyd (Early Years Consultant) who both share examples of how mathematics and sustainability can be explored with young children and the educators who work with them. 

Free mathematics resources given to try in your own setting.

 

MATHEMATICS RECORDED ONLINE  

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.

EARLY EMOTIONS RECORDED ONLINE

An introduction to early emotional health, the issues children face and links to socio-economic backgrounds.

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.

SENSORY CURRICULUM RECORDED ONLINE   

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.

 

LEARNING WALKS

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.

Ganneys Meadow Nursery School

Wirral - Communication and Language Approaches - Tuesday 23rd April 9.15-11.15a.m.

Sandy Lane Nursery and Forest School

Warrington - Wednesday 24th April 8.45-11.45a.m.

Rainhill Community Nursery School, Rainhill, Prescot

Thursday 2nd May 2024, 12.45 - 3.45pm.

Kids Planet Hoylake Nursery, Queens Road,
Wirral, CH47 2AG – Tuesday 4th June 9.30am – 11.45a.m.
 
Shoreside Primary School, Westminister Drive, Ainsdale,
Merseyside, PR8 2QZ, Sefton – Tuesday 18th June 9.30am – 11.45a.m.

 

East Prescot Nursery School, East Prescot Road, Liverpool,

Merseyside, L14 1PW - Tuesday 2nd July – 12.45 – 3.45p.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 sphubnw@evertoncentre.liverpool.sch.uk

During May, June and July we are offering Beach and Forest School training linked to SDG 14 and SDG 15 in Liverpool and Morecambe.  Free Beach School and Forest School resources given.  We have the below available for one person per setting:

 

FOREST SCHOOL, Liverpool – explore with other practitioners on:

Forest School session 1 on Wednesday 15th May, 2-4p.m.

Forest School session 2 on Wednesday 12th June, 2-4p.m.

Forest School session 3 on Wednesday 26th June, 2-4p.m.

Face to face training at Everton Nursery School and Family Centre, Spencer Street, Liverpool. L6 2WF

 

BEACH SCHOOL, Liverpool/Crosby – explore with other practitioners on:

Beach School session1 on Wednesday 22nd May, 2-4p.m.

Beach School session 2 on Wednesday 19th June, 2-4p.m.

Beach School session 3 on Wednesday 3rd July, 2-4p.m.

Face to face training at Everton Nursery School and Family Centre, Spencer Street, Liverpool. L6 2WF

 

BEACH SCHOOL, Morecambe – explore with other practitioners on:

Beach School session1 on Saturday 22nd June, 9.30am-3p.m. Bring your own pack lunch.

Face to face training and practical session at Sandcastle Nursery and Beach School Morecambe and a local hall close to Sandcastle Nursery.Beach School session 2 on Saturday 29th June, 9.30am-1p.m. Face to face training at The Mazuma Stadium, Morecambe Football Club, Christie Way, Westgate, Morecambe, LA4 4TB

Email the sph email if you would like to book Forest School or Beach School or both.  You have to attend all three sessions for Liverpool and the two sessions in Morecambe.  Sessions are not stand alone sessions.

MOVERS CPD SESSIONS IN SEFTON
We will be delivering a Movers CPD session on Thursday 9th May 9.30a.m.-12.30p.m. and Wednesday 5th June 9.30a.m.-12.30p.m. at Sefton Professional Development Centre, Park Road, Formby.  Please email the sph email to book onto both sessions as they are not stand alone sessions.  Free Movers resource book given at the training referencing the research.

FUTURE SESSION: EXPLORING NURSERY RHYMES IN LIVERPOOL AND ONLINE
Explore Nursery Rhymes in a fun session with Faye Johnson (Assistant Headteacher) with free resource bag given to try in own setting and report back of how the resource was used.  Date to be confirmed, venue at Everton Nursery School and Family Centre, L6 2WF.  If you are interested in finding out more about this CPD session email the sph email address and register your interest.

 

FUTURE SESSION: SELF REGULATION AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTION IN LIVERPOOL
Self-regulatory skills can be defined as the ability of children to manage their own behaviour and aspects of their learning. In the early years, efforts to develop self-regulation often seek to improve levels of self-control and reduce impulsivity. These skills are also sometimes described as executive function capability.
Face to face training at the VILLAGE HOTEL, Liverpool. Fallows Way, Whiston, Liverpool L35 1RZ. Just off M57, M62. One day CPD split into two half days of delivery with a gap task, 1pm – 4pm THURSDAY 23rd May 2024 and 1pm – 4pm FRIDAY 14th June 2024. If you are interested in finding out more about this CPD session email the sph email address and register your interest.

 

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.

 

DINGLEY’S PROMISE

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.

https://dingley.org.uk/dingleys-promise-training/early-years-inclusion-programme/

 

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.  https://dingley.org.uk/

NASEN GOLD KEY

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.  https://nasen.org.uk/golden-key-programme 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).

SEND training re the sensory curriculum online in March. Recorded session available from Wednesday 27th March, 12 noon.

COMING IN JULY - Black and White Sensory Play for Babies - High contrasting colours, particularly black and white, are an effective way to stimulate babies’ senses and support early brain development. Spaces rich in high quality displays and resources are necessary for  promoting early visual development.

 

This fun two hour practical workshop will give you lots of ideas for creating stimulating resources and displays which are rich in promoting babies’s attention and developing their personal social and emotional attention, communication and language and physical development.

 

Email sphubnw@evertoncentre.liverpool.sch.uk to reserve your place either recorded online or face to face. Venue and date to be confirmed.

CHILDMINDER SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DROP IN
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 31st May, 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.

CHILDMINDER 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.
 

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