The Education Network for Waltham Forest
 
Supported by Waltham Forest

*Problem Solving Outdoors for the EYFS for PVIs/Schools*

Date:

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:00 - 15:00

Venue:

Suntrap Forest Education Centre, Church Road, High Beach, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4AJ

Provider:

Early Years Teaching and Learning Support

Course Code:

EYTL-0517-T007

Outline:

Using different outdoor environments as a context for developing thinking skills, imagination and creativity

Description:

What will the course cover?
• using different outdoor environments as a context for developing thinking skills.
• the use of natural materials to enhance outdoor learning.
• developing imagination and creativity.
• active problem solving.
• the benefits of and need for risk taking.

Please note - there are no direct public transport links to Suntrap. If not driving or car sharing, please travel to Loughton Station on the Central line and then get a taxi to the above address. Please bear this in mind when booking and sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Outcome:

What are the planned outcomes for the delegate?
• To broaden and deepen understanding of effective outdoor learning experiences for children.
• To help participants make the most of their local area as a place for learning.
• To demonstrate a range of all-weather activities which can be easily set up using low cost, scrap or natural materials that enable open-ended play outdoors.

Booking information:

For more details and information on the session, please contact Kerry Rolison at kerry.rolison@walthamforest.gov.uk or phone 020 8508 0611 or Elisha Brett at elisha.brett@walthamforest.gov.uk or phone 07773 046322.
For general booking queries and information, please contact Howard Gladwin at howard.gladwin@walthamforest.gov.uk or phone 020 8496 5126.

Audience:

Priority will be given to Early Years Practitioners from Schools and PVIs, however, Childminders are also welcome to apply

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