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Boosting learning through movement

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Course Tutors
Helen Battelley
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Target Audience
Early Years Leaders / Early Years Practitioners / Support Staff / Teaching Assistants
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Course Types
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Academies and Schools (including EYFS) / Early Years PVI Settings
Early Years Foundation Stage
Event Description
Helen Battelley is an internationally renowned consultant, trainer and speaker in physical development/movement in Early Education. Her training style is energetic, passionate and highly motivational. She has been working as a dance and movement specialist for over 19 years and has seen the benefits socially, emotionally and physically this pedagogy can bring to children. She is driven to inspire learning and learners to broaden their approach to increasing physical fitness in order to improve children’s wellbeing and development.

This course will enable delegates to have a clear understanding of the impact of children’s physical skills on their overall learning and development.

Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending this training, participants will:

  • learn how movement underpins all learning in early childhood

  • further enhance their understanding of the importance of primitive and postural reflexes in supporting children’s overall physical development

  • explore recent neuroscience research on epigenetics

  • reflect on practice and gain practical ideas to support children’s learning

Additional Information
This training course is aimed at those working with 3-5 year olds only.
Start Date
Monday 5 October 2020
End Date
Monday 5 October 2020
Closing Date
Sunday 4 October 2020
15:30 - 17:00
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