Workshop sessions

Date: Tuesday 25th June 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cost: £25.00pp - free for academy members. 

Number of places – 18

Location: EYFS Resources, Suite 2a, Houghton Barn Farm House, Altham Lane, Altham, Lancashire, BB5 5US

 

Course Content:

The Autism Awareness course aims to develop your knowledge of the diverse condition of autism and provides practical suggestions when working with children or adults who are on the Autistic spectrum.

The aim of the course is to provide a better awareness of autism allowing stereotypes to be broken down. The course is perfect for all early years practitioners and all adults working with children or adults that have or may have autism.



Online Safety Workshop

Date: Thursday 11th July 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cost: £18.50pp - free for academy members.

Number of places – 18

Location: EYFS Resources, Suite 2a, Houghton Barn Farm House, Altham Lane, Altham, Lancashire, BB5 5US

 

Course Content:

Nowadays children use online technology as part of their everyday lives.  This workshop will investigate that technology, its uses and how you can keep your children safe from online dangers.


Date: Tuesday 16th July 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cost: £18.50pp - free to academy Members.

Number of places – 18

Location: EYFS Resources, Suite 2a, Houghton Barn Farm House, Altham Lane, Altham, Lancashire, BB5 5US

 

Course Content:

We offer a full introduction to epilepsy covering:

  • What epilepsy is
  • Seizures and seizure types
  • Diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy
  • What to do if you witness a seizure
  • First aid for seizures
  • Living with epilepsy

Monday 29th July 2019

Time - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cost - £8.50 per person -free to academy members. 


This workshop is a chance to get together as professionals and work through the new changes that will commence in September.

Course content includes: 

How Ofsted will inspect early years providers registered with ofsted 

How early years settings will be judged

Quality of education 

- Cultural Capital

Grade Descriptors:   Behaviour and Attitudes  

Personal Development

Leadership and management 

For those working in the before/after school sector we will also cover this for you.

Date: Thursday 1st August 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cost: £18.50pp - free for Academy Members.

Number of places – 18

Location: EYFS Resources, Suite 2a, Houghton Barn Farm House, Altham Lane, Altham, Lancashire, BB5 5US

 

Course Content:

Breast Ironing is practiced in some African countries, notably Cameroon. Girls aged between 9 and 15 have hot pestles, stones or other implements rubbed on their developing breast to stop them growing further. The practice of breast ironing is seen as a protection to girls by making them seem ‘child-like’ for longer and reduce the likelihood of pregnancy.

Concerns have been raised that breast ironing is also to be found among African communities in the UK, with as many as a 1,000 girls at risk.

On this workshop you will understanding of the practice and its impact on women and girls. It will enable professionals to have a basic knowledge and confidence to recognise and respond to cases of breast flattening. You will have an ability to recognise, respond and report cases of breast ironing. Where you can find further information and support.


Date: Thursday 29th August 2019

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cost: £18.50pp - Free for Academy Members

Number of places – 18

Location: EYFS Resources, Suite 2a, Houghton Barn Farm House, Altham Lane, Altham, Lancashire, BB5 5US

 

Course Content

On this course you will find out more about phonics and the systematic method for teaching children to read and write, you will learn about the relationship between written letters of the alphabet and the sounds of spoken language. Together we will explore key terminology used around phonics and look at what is expected of a child of pre school age when it comes to their development of reading and writing. You will develop an understanding of the best approach to phonics and young children when supporting them and their parents. We will also look at ways to help children develop physical skills for writing via physical activities.