Healthy Early Years - What Children's Bodies Need

Course dates - Tuesday 15 March 2016, 10am - 4pm

This course has been cancelled due to low numbers of applications.

​Trainers - JABADAO, experienced specialists who provide simple, understandable theory as well as lots of ideas for person-centred movement activities.

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Opportunities for high quality movement play rely most on practitioners ability to model and get involved in real child-led movement play. The training aims to give fresh ideas and provides tools that participants can take back to their teams. This course will cover:

Developmental Movement theory: establishing that movement affects the development of the brain as well as the body; with some simple examples

Supporting movement play: working with a five-part framework to create opportunities for child-led movement play; using resources to support child-led movement play

Making changes in your setting: how to work with your team to extend opportunities for children - how to audit the setting within the five-part framework; identifying roles; identifying who fits which roles; identifying gaps; making a start)

The course will inspire practitioner to model best practice in their setting.

Who is it for?

The course is suitable for all practitioners and is mandatory for the lead practitioner for the HEY Physical Activity module in the setting.

Cost to childcare settings in Brighton & Hove - £50

Cost to non childcare settings/not in Brighton & Hove - £80

Please note that payment must be made at the time of booking and the place on the course is not guaranteed until payment is received by us. If you are unable to pay using the online system, please contact us at

Applications are no longer being accepted for this course.