Welcome to North Yorkshire Education Services

Training icon

Training / Event Details


Developing Language through Small World and Messy Play

THIS COURSE IS NOW CANCELLED LC 16.03.2020 This course is recommended for all EYFS practitioners working with children aged 2-5years.


There is an increased emphasis nationally on the importance of early language development and improving the word gap for children. This course will support practitioners to understand the importance of early language development and reflect on their practice by exploring how we can use small world and messy play to support children’s language development.


This will be a half day focusing on:
  • The supporting the development of early language and the word gap
  • Exploring the opportunities small world play and messy play can provide to develop language


As a result of attending, delegates should:
  • Gain a greater understanding of current research and priorities
  • Consider the importance of early language development
  • Consider the importance of improving the word gap
  • Be actively engaged in considering how to develop language in a variety of small world and messy pay opportunities

Booking Information

Customers will be provided with tea/coffee on arrival and mid-morning.
We recommend that you book your place on this event as soon as possible to ensure a place is available, and so that suitable resources and any special dietary requirements can be provided for you.

We know that if you have booked onto an event you will usually have arranged cover and be looking forward to the day. However, if circumstances change and you find you will be unable to attend a session you are booked onto please cancel via www.nyeducationservices.co.uk as soon as possible. You will not be expected to incur the course fee if Ofsted are inspecting your school on the date of the event. However, if a place is cancelled for any other reason schools will be charged the full fee if a place is cancelled within 21 days of the event.

Please be aware that some venues will not be able to honour requests for special requirements (e.g. dietary) if you have not booked a place more than 10 days before an event/network.

If you have any questions, please call 01609 798864 or email schoolimprovement.nyes@northyorks.gov.uk

25 Apr 2020 09:30 - 12:30

School Improvement and Early Years Service
Contact Provider Arrow down

Date and Time

25 Apr 2020 09:30 - 12:30


East Ayton Lodge Country Hotel, Moor Road, Forge Valley, East Ayton, Scarborough YO13 9EW


Elaine Broadbent
Loading gif