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Early Years Practitioners

At last! We are very excited to be gradually returning to our face-to-face early years training this Autumn term. The first successful course was on Thursday 7th October 2021 - 'New to Early Years' - run by our Headteacher, Donna Harwood-Duffy, with fewer attendees than normal due to Covid. Watch this space for further courses.

We offer a range of high quality courses for early years' professionals.

Our one-day courses are aimed at all practitioners, including teachers and support staff, in Early Years settings. The day includes a buffet lunch, refreshments throughout the day and a tour of Dorking Nursery School.

We also regularly run 2-day Makaton for Beginners and Talk Boost training as well as offering early years practitioners an opportunity to visit our Nursery on our Visitor Mornings. NEW DATES - TUES 19 OCTOBER, TUES 23 NOVEMBER 2021.

We have been working in partnership with Early Excellence since 2018 to offer a series of practical and informative workshops.

Since June 2017, Dorking Nursery School and Family Centre has been designated as a National Support School and our Headteacher, Donna Harwood-Duffy is a National Leader of Education.  A range of support, training and CPD for schools and settings can be purchased by contacting us directly.  

More information about National Leaders of Education can be found on the DFE Website and Surrey Primary Purpose Website.


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Dorking Nursery School
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01306 882397

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