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Food glorious food - how to support children's learning and development through food


Children can demonstrate strong dispositions towards food experiences and develop their characteristics of effective learning.

During this session we will reflect upon different food experiences we can use to support children learning and development.

Through exploration of:

· Preparation of playdough
· Free choice snack
· Baking experience
· Planting growing harvesting and preparing food

Thursday, 16 May, 2019
6.30 - 8.00 pm: Refreshments from 6pm
Copmanthorpe Primary School - Low Green - Copmanthorpe - York - YO23 3SB
Kay Rooks
Cost: EE Members and FT students free: Non-members £8: if you book two or more places together: £6 per person. Cost includes a Free Draw for a copy of How food shapes your child (2018) Louise Mercieca
How to book: 
If you are an Early Education member, in order to claim your free place, please login to your account and use the following discount code: EEYORKFREE. As a non-member, if you purchase more than two places, to get the discounted rate please use code EEYORKMULTI2.
Speaker Bios: 

About our speaker:

Kay currently works as the Director of three Kindergartens in the North East of England, where her role is to offer support and guidance to the Senior Leadership teams and work alongside the practitioners with the children. She also works as a nursery teacher for two days a week in an infant academy.

Kay has a wide experience of teaching and management within the field of Early Years and Key Stage One. She has several years of EYFS teaching experiences within nursery, infant and primary schools and has leadership experience as a SENCO, Deputy and Acting Head teacher.

For twelve years Kay worked as an Early Years Adviser in the North East, where she managed teams of consultants and support teachers and worked across teams of school improvement and childcare professionals, as part of the Sure Start and Children’s Centre agendas. This provided many opportunities to work with childminders, settings, schools and multi -agency professionals which involved statutory and project work.

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