This course involves:

  • Reflecting on attitudes towards disability
  • Developing an understanding of the Medical and Social models of disability
  • Examining the meaning of inclusive play
  • Examining the use of language
  • Exploring how to create inclusive activities for different settings
  • Learning new games and ways of adapting them.

NB: You must be able to attend the whole day – it will not be possible to leave early.

Links to the following Dimensions of the Bristol Standard:

  • D1 Values and Aims of the Setting
  • D2 Relationships and Interactions
  • D3 Approaches to Play and Development
  • D4 Physical Environment
  • D5 Play Experiences
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • D9 Partnership with Parents and the Wider Community
  • D10 Monitoring and Evaluation.

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Course details

Date: To be arranged.
Cost:Free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members, however a £50 deposit per person booking is required to secure a place. 10% discount to non-Bristol BAND member groups. £70 all others.
Venue:BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors:Alison John. An experienced consultant and disability equality trainer in the field of play, early years and inclusion with personal experience of a 'disabling' world.
Refreshments:Tea, coffee & squash provided. Please bring your own lunch.
Please note:Bookings on booking form only, accompanied by separate cheques for each attendee payable to 'BAND Ltd' please. Places are limited to 15 (2 per setting), so book early!
Closing date:n/a.