Supported by Waltham Forest

Working with Families in the Early Years


Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:30 - 16:30


The Higham Hill Centre, 313 Billet Road, Walthamstow London E17 5PX


Early Years, Childcare & Business Development Service

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• The skills and understanding of partnership working and the importance of working with the whole family
• Understanding trauma and adversity and its impact on early years learning and development
• Reflecting on cultural capital and how we promote experience and opportunities for the most disadvantaged children.
• Developing practitioners skills and introducing tools to enhance practice


Inequalities in health, wealth, opportunity and life expectancy influence development from conception and determine future life chances. The early years are a window of opportunity.

This course will help practitioners to identify children most in need of support and how to work in partnership with parents to help all children reach their full potential.


Practitioners will have an understanding of the importance of working with families in the early years and will start to develop the skills needed for effective partnership working.
Practitioners will have access to a network aimed at supporting our work with families in the early years.

Booking information:

Maximum of 1 delegate per school/setting.
There is a booking fee of £10per delegate.

Please use the back entrance on Sinnott Road, there is a buzzer entry system and the training room can be located on the first floor.

There are parking restrictions in the neighbouring area and limited parking available onsite.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Please e-mail a week in advance of the course commencing with any support needs, access requirements or dietary needs.

For general booking queries and information, please contact or phone 020 8496 2909



This course is aimed at Early Years Practitioners including leaders, childminders, key persons and all roles with specific responsibility of working with parents in the early years.