Friday, 15 November 2019

Observation, Assessment and Planning

Vision to Provision Session 2.

With over 50 participants attending session 1 of Vision to Provision, we are confident that woodwork is now being implemented throughout many Early Years settings.

We have changed how we run the programme based on the feedback from headteachers and EYFS leads. Over the past two years, we have been working with EYFS leads on developing a clear vision for their settings. We now feel that it would be a great opportunity to broaden Vision to Provision to include all Early Years practitioners with the focus of embedding the vision.

This year we will still run the 6 part programme, but this will be open to all Teachers, Nursery Nurses and Teaching assistants in Early Years to attend. All courses will be FREE for all schools in Havering.

In previous years, we have asked that the EYFS leads attend all sessions as each session followed on from the previous session. This year the sessions are more stand alone as we have planned them based on what the EYFS leads have said they would like as a CPD programme for their colleagues, to support in embedding the vision. We have already planned for many of the sessions to be led by Early Years consultants, which means that places will be limited. This would mean however, that you could send a colleague to the session in the morning and then a different colleague to the session in the afternoon, or you could pick which sessions would be most beneficial to your school. As these sessions will be held in different schools, a tour will also be available.

Vision to Provision dates will be:

Tuesday 8th October - Pete Moorhouse - Developing woodwork in the Early Years @ Broadford School - please note change of venue

Tuesday 10th December - Jo Stanley - Cycle of Observing, assessing and planning @ Suttons Primary School

Thursday 13th February - The Write stuff for Early years - fantastic foundations @ Mead School

Tuesday 31st March - Jo Stanley - Continuous Provision - venue TBC

Thursday 7th May - Alison Shorter - Outdoor learning incorporating Forest Schools @ Mead School

Tuesday 2nd July - Susan Ogier - Expressive arts and design - venue TBC

All sessions will be either 9.00 - 12.00 or 12.30 - 3.30

Vision to Provision session (Day 2) will be led by Joanne Stanley

Date: Tuesday 10th October

Time: 9.00 -12.00 or 12.30- 3.30

Venue: Suttons Primary School

Please note that the school gates close between 8.20-8.50am and 2.50-3.20pm. There is some parking within the overflow carpark and as there is no marked spaces – the closer cars park the more we will be able to get in. We are also a short walk from Hornchurch station.

To book onto Vision to Provision this year, you will need to book through the Teaching School -​ There are limited places for each of the courses, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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