Links to Other Training Providers

If any of the BAND courses you would like to attend are fully booked, please visit or contact the organisations listed below for details of similar or alternative courses.

Training at St Werburgh’s Park Nursery School 2015/16

Training Overview

All courses run at St. Werburghs’s Park Nursery School, Glenfrome Road. Please contact to book a place.


Men in Early Years Network Meeting

Tuesday 19th April 2016

Tuesday 5th July 2016

2.30pm – 5.30pm, FREE!

This is a free network event that meets four times a year, which is led by a team of male practitioners who work at St Werburgh’s Park
Nursery School.




Encouraging Creativity in Early Years Education

Thursday 28th January 2016

4.00pm – 6.00pm, £35

We will gain a deeper understanding of what creativity means and  explore why it is so important in early years development. We will
explore the role the environment has, our role as teachers as being co-learners, our view of the child, the importance of documentation and the benefits of collaboration with parents and
community. We will also focus on our own creativity and how we can develop this in relation to delivering creative teaching. There
will be a practical session exploring creativity with materials.

Partnership Working Seminars – Safeguarding our Children

Monday 22nd February 2016

Monday 16th May 2016

4.30pm – 5.30pm, FREE!

A series of seminars where education professionals, Head Teachers and Safeguarding Leads can meet and dialogue with Social Care as
well as Team and Service Managers to explore the challenges and share good practice.

Managing Challenging Behaviour

Thursday 10th March 2016

9.00am – 3.00pm, £70 (including lunch).

A one day course introducing a holistic approach to promoting positive learning behaviours and covering preventative interventions based on child-centred and child and family-centred approaches, information gathering, inter-agency working and risk assessment – keeping the child, children and staff safe.

Introducing Woodwork in Early Years Education

Saturday 16th April 2016.

9:30am -12:30, £50.

Woodwork is a very special activity to introduce to young children and has the potential to make a profound impression. Woodwork is full of rich learning and development opportunities and is a very popular activity with children. Deep levels of engagement and intense concentration are common and children often remain involved in their explorations for extended periods.


Learning from Reggio Emilia

Thursday 14th April 2016 4.00pm – 5.45pm,
£35 (includes refreshments).

The Reggio Emilia approach is a world renowned educational philosophy originating from the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy. Central to their philosophy is the importance of
creativity and developing the child as an independent thinker. At the end of the training there will be a tour of the nursery for delegates to see how we implement the Reggio Emilia philosophy.


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Barton Hill Workshop –

Bristol Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) training –

Bristol City Council’s Continuing Professional Development –

City of Bristol College –

SPAN Family and Study Centre – Tel: 0117 9522712, mob: 0779 6132085, email:

Voscur Training –

TLC (Barnardos Training Learning Consultancy) –

CVS South Gloucestershire – Tel: 01454 868729, email:

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