Early Years CPD/CLPL Programmes

2019/20 Programmes

Active Learning Outdoors: Autumn

Seasonal workshop that contains interdisciplinary activities which can be used at the Botanic Garden or other locations. Many suggested activities support outdoor learning. This is a participatory workshop so suitable clothes/shoes for outdoor wear are essential.

Date: Friday 27th September 2019
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Audience: Early Years
Price: £25

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Active Learning Outdoors: Winter

Seasonal workshop that contains interdisciplinary activities which can be used at the Botanic Garden or other locations. Many suggested activities support outdoor learning. This is a participatory workshop so suitable clothes/shoes for outdoor wear are essential.

Date: Friday 17th January 2020
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Audience: Early Years
Price: £25

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Active Learning Outdoors: Spring

Seasonal workshop that contains interdisciplinary activities which can be used at the Botanic Garden or other locations. Many suggested activities support outdoor learning. This is a participatory workshop so suitable clothes/shoes for outdoor wear are essential.

Date: Friday 20th March 2020 
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Audience: Early Years
Price: £25

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Active Learning Outdoord: Summer

Seasonal workshop that contains interdisciplinary activities which can be used at the Botanic Garden or other locations. Many suggested activities support outdoor learning. This is a participatory workshop so suitable clothes/shoes for outdoor wear are essential.

Date: Friday 22th May 2020 
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Audience: Early Years
Price: £25

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Arts & Crafts from the Garden for Seasonal Celebrations

This practical workshop will introduce simple and fun art and craft activities that are suitable for pupils from early years up. Using gathered seasonal materials and free or very low cost resources. We will link to seasonal celebrations.

These activities will help children see, feel and understand the natural world around them just a little better.

Date: Monday 21st October 2019
Time: 10:30 - 15:30
Audience: All staff
Price: £50

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Gardening with Children

This workshop covers practical techniques for gardening with children. Supports eco schools and inspiration from our children’s gardens.

Date: Friday 27th March 2020
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Audience: Early Years
Price: £25

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Maths Outdoors from Nature for Early Years

"The only way to learn mathematics is to do mathematics." This fun workshop introduces a variety of simple, practical activities that help early years explore different concepts and boost their confidence in mathematics using materials from nature and their surroundings.

Date: Friday 04th October 2019
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Audience: Early Years
Price: £25

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Maths Outdoors for All

Developing outdoor learning and confidence in using mathematical concepts in different ways. The workshop links maths to real life activities and shows the relevance and importance of maths to everyday activities.

Date: Friday 05th June 2020
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Audience: All Staff
Price: £25

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Water Science

Water has some amazing qualities that make it the world’s most important and interesting matter.  These fun, practical activities tailored for early years explorations in many aspects of science lead children to a better understanding of this extraordinary substance.

Date: Friday 31st January 2020 
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Audience: Early Years
Price: £25

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