Momentous Marks, Dynamic Drawings! SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)

Course date: 4th Oct 2021

Mark making to writing – It’s only scribble, isn’t it?

Mark making is integral to the process of creating confident and competent writers. This course examines

mark making in its own right and shares a range of practical and appropriate activities to support this often

neglected and crucial pre-writing stage for 3-5-year-olds.

This course has expired.
Target Group: FP practitioners
  • explore the stages of mark making leading to letter formation within rich and meaningful contexts
  • highlight drawing as a precursor to writing, storytelling and cognitive development indicator
  • share specific characteristics of high-quality provision which appropriately facilitate and support children’s early writing in nursery and reception classes
  • emphasise the importance of dance, music and rhyme in supporting fine/gross motor skill development

Course Presenter: Jen Summers

FP PEDAGOGY and PRACTICE - Jen Summers has over 30 years’ experience in primary education. She has taught in and managed two large multicultural nurseries and was a Senior Leader. She is an ‘Associate of the London College of Music’, an experienced musician and a great believer in the creative arts to develop children in the standards agenda. Jen Summers was the Foundation Phase Training and Support Officer for Newport and then part of a vibrant Foundation Phase Team in the EAS Consortium. She worked closely with schools and settings to ensure high quality Foundation Phase provision for all children across the region.  She has delivered extensive training in all aspects of Foundation Phase pedagogy and practice to diverse audiences including head teachers, senior leaders, teachers, teaching assistants, governors as well as staff in non maintained settings. Jen Summers works with schools to promote the development of the whole child through rich, engaging and meaningful experiences where children increasingly take responsibility for their own learning in order to become confident, competent and resilient learners. Search for Courses

Course Location: South Wales - Cardiff

Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4AU   START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start
Future Inn's Conference Covid Policy
  • Meetings will be arranged based on 1m social distancing.
  • Anti-bac stations will continue to be in place.
  • Social distancing encouraged in all public areas.
  • Enhanced cleaning of public areas & high-level touch areas, this includes conference area.
  • Staff members continuing to wear masks and guests asked to wear masks in all public areas. 
  • One way system when entering and exiting hotel.  
  • Conference guests asked to complete self-disclosure form on arrival.
  • Individual water bottles will be provided.
  • Tea/coffee served in training rooms.
  • Lunches (in individual bags) served in training room with a choice of standard, vegetarian, vegan or specific dietary requirement – if possible, please advise of gluten free or other dietary requirements in advance.

(Autumn 2021)


 
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