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Natural Thinkers – Connecting Children to Nature (2 part course)

10 June 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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This is a two part course. Both days must be completed to complete the training

Natural Thinkers

Connecting Children to Nature - Raising Achievement, Health and Wellbeing for Early Years Settings /Nursery and Primary Schools

Why choose our programme?

This training will enable teachers and practitioners to become confident in using the natural environment. Central to the Natural Thinkers programme are 10 commitments which will be explored. These give a structure for teachers and practitioners to follow, enabling aspects of all areas of the curriculum to be accessed


The 2 days course covers:

  • Importance of outdoors
  • Overview of the 10 commitments
  • Risk assessments
  • Practical learning experiences

Aims:

  • Find out how to connect children to nature through accessible activities
  • Foster and develop STEM learning
  • Look at how to make food growing a part of childrenu2019s lives
  • Explore how to support children to respect and understand their role in protecting the environment
  • Discuss ways of promoting childrenu2019s health and emotional well being
  • Look at creating eco-friendly, nurturing environments that encourages communication and a sense of belonging

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Outcomes

Practitioners will be able to:

  • Devise an action plan to develop the provision of high quality outdoor learning under the ten commitments which will promote children’s health and wellbeing
  • Develop resources and ideas for enabling the curriculum to be delivered outside

Customers reviews

Excellent training, research to back up and support with changing mindset of staff team!
Luton Practitioner
Having the practical sessions made the course very powerful. Great training.
Haringey Practitioner
Loved every bit of it. I will use what I have learnt to inspire teaching and support staff for outdoor learning.
Wandsworth Teacher

Details

Date:
10 June 2020
Time:
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Hatcham Oak Early Childhood Centre
Wallbutton Road, Brockley
London, SE4 2NX United Kingdom
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