We offer bespoke training to a range Early Years practitioners


These include:


  • Planning in the moment
  • Being 2 - a practical course for those working with 2 year olds
  • Schemas - enhancing practitioners understanding of play 
  • Literacy and Numeracy in Nursery and Reception
  • Developing the outdoor classroom
  • Working directly with schools/settings in a coaching and mentoring role   



 Theory into practice courses (book via email)



Dubai - 18th to 21st January 

Gloucester - 1st February

Carlisle - 10th April

Preston - 11th April

Kent (Brandshatch) - 18th June 



Interested in these?

We'll be pleased to provide you with more details about our services.


Contact Ruth or Anna on our online contact form


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Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be received in writing 14 days prior to the training. Cancellations after this time will be charged at the full training or delivery fee. However, substituion for another colleague at our Carterhatch based training can be made free of charge at any time 



Feedback from clients.....................


Excellent and inspirational - a superb idea to develop early writing skils

(EYFS team leader)

A great range of examples from real life practice

(Nursery teacher)

Well presented, passionate - lots to think about!

(Reception teacher)

Absolutely fantastic - inspiring talkers

(Nursery teacher)

Inspring. renewed my faith that what I believe is shared by others

(Teaching assistant)

Exciting - can't wait to take my learning back and share it with colleagues


Really challenged my thinking


Knowlegeable trainers with real life experiences - open to discussion and to hear ideas - able to back up with beliefs

(Deputy headteacher) 

Great pace - interactive -useful handouts to jog the memory

(Nursery teacher)

It was certainly inspring with ongoing reflection and evaluation of what we do and how we do things

(EY leader)

Anna and Ruth delivered a most informative and enjoyable day

(Nursery Manager)

Excellent - thought provoking- came to look at planning in the moment but gained so much more




Anna’s enthusiasm for teaching and Ruth's skills of setting the scene and summarising so skilfully are a superb combination.

                                                           Anne Nelson