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Workshops for childcare professionals

We support staff from Ofsted registered settings in Surrey with training.

Early Years training for Autumn Term 2019

Safeguarding training

All early years safeguarding training is accessed via the Surrey Safeguarding Children Partnership training pages. This includes the e-learning Working Together to Safeguard Children and Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead - combined new to role and refresher training.

The e- learning Working Together to Safeguard Children can be found on the Surrey Skills Academy (SSA) website. There is a £12.50 charge for this session, so remember to have your debit/credit card handy.

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Autumn term Early Years, SENCO and Childminder Networks

Early Years Network

Managers, Owners, Early Years Teachers - come along and meet your local Early Years Advisors and network with other local early years settings. The Autumn term networks will focus on the new Ofsted Inspection Framework and the progress check at aged two.

Childminder Network

An opportunity for childminders to come together to hear updated messages from the sector and to network and support each other. The Autumn term networks will focus on the new Ofsted Inspection Framework and the progress check at aged two.

SENCO Network

SENCOs – please come along and meet your local SEND Team. You will also have the opportunity to network with other SENCOs in your area, and hear from a range of SEND professionals.

Spring 2020 Early Years/SENCO and Childminder Networks - booking now

Please book your place via our network booking page.

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SENCO - new to role training

Information, dates and venues for all SEND training is available to view on the Surrey SEND Local Offer practitioner page, under the 'SEND Surgeries, Networks and Training' tab.

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REMA Hear Our Voices

(English as an Additional Language Training) - Hear Our Voices

Do you work with children who have English as an Additional Language (EAL)? If so you are invited to attend the following EAL training for all Nursery/Preschool settings.

This training support you to:

  • Welcoming new bilingual children and families
  • The importance of using first language
  • Building positive relationships with parents
  • Developing strategies, activities and resources for promoting communication and language

Please book you place via our training booking form.

Files available to download

  • Learning Agreement (179.5 KB)
    This Learning Agreement applies to practitioners going on training