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Courses and Events for Early Years' Practitioners

Dorking Nursery School and Family Centre

We offer a range of high quality courses for early years' professionals. Our courses are aimed at all practitioners, including teachers and support staff, in Early Years settings.

See below for our SUMMER TERM COURSES. SADLY ALL OUR SUMMER TERM COURSES ARE POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS - NEW DATES TO BE CONFIRMED. STAY SAFE.

 

Past Courses

Summer Courses 2020

Our training is aimed at all practitioners, including teachers & support staff, in Early Years settings.

Cost of our 1-day conferencesis £125 per person per course with special offers if you book more than 1 delegate across any of the 3 1-day conferences. Book 2 people for £230, 3 for £330 or 4 for £400 and save money.

Cost for our half-day Creativity courses on 4 June - £65 per session or £125 for all day (ie both morning & afternoon)

Understanding, Using and Extending STEAM in Early Childhood POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

By Kathryn Solly
£125.00 per person per course - see special discounts for multi-bookings
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

2 Half-Days = 1 Whole Day of Creativity: 'Brilliant Books' and 'Feelings & Behaviour - a Creative Approach'. Book here for morning session - Brilliant Books - POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

By Anni McTavish
£65.00 per half-day session, or £125 for both morning & afternoon
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

2 Half-Days = 1 Whole Day of Creativity: 'Brilliant Books' and 'Feelings & Behaviour - a Creative Approach'. Book here for afternoon session - Feelings & Behaviour - A Creative Approach - POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

By Anni McTavish
£65.00 per half-day session, or £125 for both morning & afternoon
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

Creative Ways to Ignite a Love of Reading in the Early Years - POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS - NEW DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

By Julie Cigman
£125.00 per person per course - see special discounts for multi-bookings
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School
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Spring Courses 2020

Our training is aimed at all practitioners, including teachers & support staff, in Early Years settings.

We have reduced the price of our 1-day conferences to £125 per person per course with special offers if you book more than 1 delegate across any of the 3 1-day conferences. Book 2 people for £230, 3 for £330 or 4 for £400 and save money.

Following the Leader ... Leadership & Management in Early Years

By Tamsin Grimmer
£125.00 per person per course - see special discounts for multi-bookings
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

EYFS and the Education Inspection Framework

By Kathy Bigio
£125.00 per person per course - see special discounts for multi-bookings
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

Makaton 2-day Level 1 & 2 Workshop - Day 1 CANCELLED. Please contact us if you are interested in attending a future workshop

By Tracy King
£150.00 per person per course, £130 for parents/carers
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

COURSE POSTPONED - The Outdoor Teaching and Learning Environment in the Early Years: Intentional teaching & intentional learning

By Dr Helen Bilton
£125.00 per person per course - see special discounts for multi-bookings
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

Makaton 2-day Level 1 & 2 Workshop - Day 2 CANCELLED - Please contact us if you are interested in attending a future workshop

By Tracy King
£150.00 per person per course, £130 for parents/carers
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School
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Autumn Courses 2019

Our training is aimed at all practitioners, including teachers & support staff, in Early Years settings.

We have reduced the price of our 1-day conferences to £125 per person per course with special offers if you book more than 1 delegate across any of the 3 1-day conferences. Book 2 people for £230, 3 for £330 or 4 for £400 and save money.

New to Early Years

By Donna Harwood-Duffy
£125.00 per person per course
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

Supporting Children with Additional Languages in Early Years Settings

By Sunita Shah
£125.00 per person per course
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

2-Day Makaton Beginners' Workshop - Day 1

By Tracy King
£150.00 professionals £150, families £130 - includes cost of manual
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

2-Day Makaton Beginners' Workshop - Day 2

By Tracy King
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

Mental Health First Aid Champion Workshop

By Jane Cattermole
£85.00 per person
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Dorking Nursery School

Making Maths Marvellous

By Elaine Bennett
£125.00 per person per course
Friday, November 29, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School
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Partnership with Early Excellence

 

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Early Excellence to offer a series of practical and informative workshops at our West Street location .

Early Excellence website 

Next date for Early Excellence training - Tuesday 2 July 2019

Developing Rich Contexts for Learning & Development

Exploring the dynamic relationship between the child, the adult and the environment. 3 separate workshops -

9.30 - 12.00pm - Marvellous Maths

1.00 - 3.30pm - Mark Making to Writing

4.00 - 5.30pm - The Role of the Adult

Places to be booked via the Early Excellence website - Click here for the link to book onto these courses.

 

 

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Summer Courses 2019 - SPECIAL SUMMER PRICES - £99!

Our training is aimed at all practitioners, including teachers & support staff, in Early Years settings. 

Creativity in the Early Years

By Anni McTavish
£135.00 per person
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

Are you ready? Exploring School Readiness

By Tamsin Grimmer
£99.00 per person SPECIAL SUMMER PRICE!
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

Makaton with "Singing" Workshop

By Tracy King
£85.00 per person
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School

Leading or Following? The complex role of the early childhood educator

By Julie Fisher
£99.00 per person SPECIAL SUMMER PRICE!
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Dorking Nursery School
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NEW - Partnership with Early Excellence

 

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Early Excellence to offer a series of practical and informative workshops.

Courses and Events for Early Years' Practitioners

 

Cancellation charges:

  • less than one calendar month – 50% charge
  • less than 10 working days – 100% charge

We reserve the right to cancel a conference, in which case full refund will be made.