The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

HENRY Healthy Start in Childcare

Date:

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:15 - 16:30

Venue:

Leyton Children & Family Centre Hub 215 Queens Road E17 8PJ

Provider:

Best Start with HENRY

Course Code:

HENRY-0119-T001

Outline:

A one day course providing:

• Practical information about nutrition and activity for young children
• Tools to manage behaviour for physical and emotional wellbeing

Description:

HENRY Training is underpinned by the latest research into the complex factors that protect against, or lead to obesity. This course recognises that childcare settings play a vital role in providing a healthy start for young children and enables staff to:

• “Attending the Healthy Start in Childcare training will support you to achieve the healthy eating and oral health elements of the Mayor’s Healthy Early Years London (HEYL) Bronze Award.”
• Adopt a consistent approach and model a healthy lifestyle to young children in their care
• Develop their knowledge about healthy meals, snacks and portion sizes for young children.
• Understand the value of active play
• Manage behaviour and build self-esteem, so that children start school emotionally prepared and ready to learn.

Outcome:

• Understand the risk and protective factors associated with child obesity and the importance of parents as agents for change
• Have the knowledge and confidence to provide a healthy environment for the children in their care in relation to the 5 elements of a health start in life; behaviour management, mealtime and snack routines, nutrition, physical activity and emotional well-being.
• Know how to provide balanced , healthy snacks and meals and age appropriate portion sizes
• To be able to model healthy eating habits, responsive feeding and mealtime behaviours to the children in your care
• Understand why and how to limit screen time and encourage physical activity.
• A certificate of completion

Booking information:

Course Capacity:
Maximum: 16
Maximum per school/site:2
Minimum: 8
Note: After the maximum number is reached the system will no longer accept any more bookings. Maximum number per site allows you to set limits on the amount of individuals from a particular school that you’d like to attend. e.g. for a popular event, it might be fairer to put a cap on every school specifying for instance that only 5 people from any one school can attend.

Pricing: FREE for Early Years Settings and childminders

Audience:

This training would be suitable for day-care staff and childminders and any early years settings.

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