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This programme is designed to support those new to teaching in the EYFS.

Our induction and mentoring programmes are tailored to meet the needs of EYFS NQTs & RQTs in nursery and reception.

STEEP is committed to supporting exceptional early childhood education for all.

We believe every child deserves the best possible start in life and support to fulfil their potential. A child’s experience in the early years has a major impact on their future life chances. A secure, safe and happy childhood is important in its own right, and provides the foundation for children to make the most of their own abilities and talents as they grow.

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September 2019

NQT Early Years Induction Programme (EYFS) 2019/20

17 September 2019 @ 13:307 July 2020 @ 16:00
Hatcham Oak Early Childhood Centre, Wallbutton Road, Brockley
London, SE4 2NX United Kingdom

STEEP 2019-20 NQT Early Years Induction & Mentoring Programme Our NQT Induction programme is tailored to meet the needs of EYFS NQTs in nursery and reception (10 Monthly half-day sessions)The programme provides quality input to support your NQT in meeting the required Teachers’ Standards and has specific emphasis on meeting the requirements of the EYFS Statutory Framework.These NQT Induction sessions provide an opportunity for NQTs to meet, reflect upon, and share their practice with NQTs working within different contexts. Included…

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October 2019

Portage Workshops – 3 day course (3, 10 & 17 October 2019)

3 October @ 09:3017 October @ 16:00
Hatcham Oak Early Childhood Centre, Wallbutton Road, Brockley
London, SE4 2NX United Kingdom

Portage Workshop – 3 day course Run by Lewisham Portage Service, in association with the National Portage Service This is a 3 day course and you must attend all three days to complete the course. Dates: Thursday 3 October 9:30 – 16:00 Thursday 10 October 9:30 – 16:00 Thursday 17 October 9:30 – 16:00 The Workshop consists of a Core Curriculum of seven modules: 1.      The Portage Model & it’s Relevance to Early Years Settings. 2.      Helping Children Learn – Using Clear Language 3.      Helping Children Learn…

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Paediatric First Aid – 2 day Ofsted compliant – Weekend October 2019

19 October @ 09:0020 October @ 15:30
Hatcham Oak Early Childhood Centre, Wallbutton Road, Brockley
London, SE4 2NX United Kingdom
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This course meets and exceeds the requirements laid down by Ofsted and the EYFS for people needing a 2 day, 12 contact hours First Aid course for adult, infant and child.

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First Aid for Families – Baby and Child

19 October @ 15:3017:30
Hatcham Oak Early Childhood Centre, Wallbutton Road, Brockley
London, SE4 2NX United Kingdom
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These 2 hour classes are ideal for parents to learn together with friends and family. They are interactive, confidence-building, and will provide plenty of opportunity to practice techniques and ask questions.

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Safeguarding: Refresher DSL training (level 3) – 30 October

30 October @ 09:3015:30
Hatcham Oak Early Childhood Centre, Wallbutton Road, Brockley
London, SE4 2NX United Kingdom
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Safeguarding: Refresher DSL training (level 3)This course is designed to be a refresher for existing Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL’s)  and deputies to update their training.  The content will change every two years.Itis suitable for those who are already experienced in the role of DSL and who are refreshing their knowledge at the required two yearly intervals. Participants will have already obtained ‘foundation’ and ‘introduction’ to safeguarding (formally Levels 1, 2 and 3).Aim of course:To ensure that Designated safeguarding leads and deputies in Early Years PVI…

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Becoming a Childminder Briefing

30 October @ 18:3021:00
Rachel McMillan Nursery School, McMillan Street, Deptford
London, England SE8 3EH United Kingdom
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Becoming a Childminder Pre-Registration Briefing This is the first step to becoming a Registered Childminder with Ofsted. This briefing outlines what is involved in embarking on the new career as a self-employed childminder including what training is required. If you wish to become a childminder in Lewisham you need to attend this pre-registration briefing.  This session will provide you with an opportunity to:  Find out about what is involved in becoming a registered childminder, including what is required by OfSTED…

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November 2019

Safeguarding, Duty of Care, Child Protection – for Childminders (Nov 19)

2 November @ 08:4516:30
Rachel McMillan Nursery School & Children’s Centre, McMillan Street, Deptford
London, England SE8 3EH United Kingdom

Safeguarding, Duty of Care, Child Protection Awareness Audience: Prospective and Registered Homebased Childcarers This one day course provides an introduction to ‘Safeguarding’ and explains the procedures to be followed ‘if you are worried a child in your care is at risk or is being abused’ Aims:  Learners understand how to support the safeguarding, protection and welfare rights  for all children aged 0-19 years growing up in England. By the end of the session learners can: Explain the terms safeguarding, duty of care…

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Agreement Trialling 1

4 November @ 09:3012:30
Civic Suite, 1 Catford Road SE6 4RU United Kingdom + Google Map

Target Audience: Reception Teachers This session will:  provide delegates with an opportunity to hear important updates regarding EYFSP moderation enable practitioners to participate in agreement trialling activities engage in professional discussions to moderate judgements  ensure practitioners have the ability, skills and knowledge to make accurate judgements     Terms and Conditions:  By purchasing this ticket online I agree to the following terms and conditions: Payment: This is a free event, however there is a two ticket limit per setting per event.…

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