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Does child initiated play really make a difference? A seminar led by Anna E...
Tue 21 March 2017, 17:00 – 19:30 GMT
This event is open to all EYFS practitioners. Our guest speaker for the evening is Anna Ephgrave:
- Consider how levels of involvement are an indicator of progress;
- Recognise how child-initiated play leads to deep involvement;
- Understand the role of the adult within child-initiated play;
- Be confident to "plan in the moment".
17.00-17.30 - Arrival and refreshments
17.30-19.00 - Seminar / lecture and QA
19.00-19.30 - Informal networking
Anna Ephgrave overview Anna is currently Assistant Headteacher for the EYFS. Prior to this post she was an Advanced Skills Teacher, leading and developing a very successful Early Years Team within a Pimary School for over 20 years. Her work in that foundation stage led to Outstanding grades in three OFSTED inspections without any forward planning or focus activities! She is passionate about the need for children to feel confident and independent. Outdoor learning and risk taking play a large part in the experience she offers the children. She has recently had a very successful book published by Routledge “The Reception Year in Action – A Guide To Success” Her second book 'The Nursery Year in Action' is in the pipe line - watch this space.