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A Nursery School in Action – Explore Chelwood

4 December @ 09:15 - 11:15


We regret that this event is postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation



Course summary

This 2 hour explore session is designed to inspire EY practitioners and give them an insight into the organisational and day to day working practices of Chelwood Nursery School, an Ofsted Outstanding setting.

Chelwood focusses on developing confident and independent children who are able to make informed choices and decisions for themselves, whilst developing a caring and considerate and responsible attitude towards other people and their environment.

Course Aims

This event aims to:

• Demonstrate the outstanding systems and structures underpinning practice in the school.

• Show what this looks likes in practice for; children, families and staff

• Discuss the notion of learning through play and the philosophy of the maintained nursery school.

The event is aimed at; practitioners, NQTs, those new to the EYFS, and those interested in getting a taste of Chelwood Nursery School in action. Suitable for those who are working in the Early Years Foundation Stage in schools, nursery schools, private voluntary and independent settings, including childminders.

“These systems, along with high-quality professional development and coaching for staff, ensure consistently high-quality learning and accurate assessments across the school. All children make excellent progress. The curriculum is exceptionally well planned and linked to the interests of the children.” Ofsted 2016 report

Intended impact

The session will help to give practitioners practical ideas on how to structure and support learning for children in the early years.

What others have said about these events

“Incredibly useful – got some great ideas about practice, ethos, opportunities. Really inspiring – just what I needed…” Delegate May 2019

“Very exciting and informative, felt listened to and questions were answered really well” Delegate May 2019

“Inspiring – some great ideas on how to develop setting on a low budget / meet children’s needs” Delegate November 2019

“Amazing outdoor area, loved how free and independent the children could be” Delegate November 2019


4 December
09:15 - 11:15
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South Thames Early Education Partnership and Teaching School Alliance. (STEEP)


Chelwood Nursery School
Chelwood Walk St Norbert Road, London, SE4 2QQ
London, SE4 2QQ GB
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