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29/08/2017

Back to School

This blog post has been written by Jeanette Morris our in-house Early Years Specialist who has over 33 years of teaching experience and a real passion for Early Years Education. So, the Bank Holiday is over, September looms and that can only mean one thing in many households, back to school. For many parents and carers, the end of August and return to school is bittersweet. You might mourn the carefree days of summer but relish getting your time back. Making the transition back to school can be quite a... Read More

10/08/2017
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How To Create Transient Art Masterpieces

This blog post has been written by Jeanette Morris our in-house Early Years Specialist who has over 33 years of teaching experience and a real passion for Early Years Education. Summertime, whether sunny or raining, is a time to be out and about. Whether its a visit to the park, the countryside, beach or shops, the opportunity to collect treasure is always present. Transient Art is non permanent, constantly evolving and process orientated creativity in action. When children are involved in creating transient art, they manipulate, explore and experiment, as... Read More

14/07/2017
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Outdoor Spaces for Babies and Toddlers

This blog post has been written by Jeanette Morris our in-house Early Years Specialist who has over 33 years of teaching experience and a real passion for Early Years Education. During the first few years of life, babies and toddlers are trying to make sense of their world. They soak up every noise, sound and experience. The outdoors is a place of unlimited possibilities to experiment with nature’s bounty. From the minute you open the door, the potential for adventure is in the air. The sky is never ending and... Read More

16/05/2017
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Outdoor Classrooms

This blog post has been written by Jeanette Morris our in-house Early Years Specialist who has over 33 years of teaching experience and a real passion for Early Years Education. Having taught for more years than I care to remember, and having lived through more initiatives in primary education than I care to remember, I must confess to being slightly sceptical when I was introduced to the concept of the Outdoor Classroom. It was hot on the heels of the EYFS, Early Learning Goals, continuous and enhanced provision, learning through... Read More