Wednesday, 23 November 2016

SESSIONS FOR PARENTS

To books sessions for your Parent's group, Kindergarten or Nursery please call 07952437273 or margaretsgarden1@aol.com

Session Aims
·         To give parents

·         the opportunity to fully understand how best to support their children during their formative years
·         to understand how children learn and develop to their optimum potential and how to support children foundations for the future
·         a clear understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum, and how educational settings work to support this
·         to judge how well your child is achieving and developing and
·         what your child actually does at school and how this taps into learning and development

·         emphasis on learning through play, what play is and why it is crucial
·         emphasis on the characteristics of Learning / children’s wellbeing and involvement
·         emphasis that judging children’s success in play outweighs being able to count to a 100 or write their name



By the end of the session, participants will be familiar with:


·         A clear knowledge of how children learn in their formative years and what skills they will need to support their success as learners later on
·         The principles, themes and areas of learning in EYFS
·         An understanding of what their children do all day at kindergarten/school
·         A chance to look at their child/ren with a renewed vision
·         A wealth of ideas for games and activities that promote development, learning & emotional wellbeing


Session Blurb  - Paragraph for marketing (content)

This session provides a step-by-step guide to clearly understanding how to best support your child/ren at home and at kindergarten/school.  To understand what children do all day at school and what they are learning.  The session will give a clear insight into the early years curriculum and looks, in a light hearted and inspirational way at why children need to play to gain the necessary life skills that will take them towards meeting their full developmental potential.

You will gain ideas for easy 5 minute activities that are guaranteed to make a difference and promote learning.

Consultant expertise in Course area

Margaret Travers is a renowned specialist and educational consultant, she lives in Kent.  Her background experiences range from teaching, educational management, and Ofsted inspecting, together with early years teacher training at degree level and beyond.  She has worked as Head of Early Years in Primary settings and written articles and reference materials.  Currently she prepares and delivers professional development courses for students, teachers and parents.   She continues to carry out research on current developmental issues.    She is a qualified teacher trainer, a traditional teacher and a Montessori teacher, and recognised by Ofsted.

Margaret’s workshops and courses provide inspiration. She has delivered in international schools overseas and works currently throughout the UK.   She works with schools to support outstanding status. 



Dates/Time of Year/Venue
Dates and times can be flexible. Afternoon and Evening sessions.
Evening sessions for approx. 1.5 hours to include time for socialising, meeting, reflecting.

Additional Information