Early Years Bulletin 14.01.2019

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Early years bulletin

14 January 2019

Training coming up this month...


Termly Provider Briefing - Spring term

15 January 2019, 9.30am - 11.30am, Civic Offices, Conference Room A

15 January 2019, 6.30pm - 8.30pm, Portsmouth Academy Training and Learning Centre

How to Understand and Manage Young Children's Behaviour

24 January 2019, 9.30am - 12.00pm, Civic Offices, Conference Room A

Boosting Communication, Language and Literacy Through Movement Seminar

28 January 2019, 1.30pm - 3.30pm, Portsmouth Academy Training and Learning Centre

PSCB Basic Awareness Safeguarding Children

30 January 2019, 1.30pm - 4.30pm, Civic Offices, Conference Room A

To book visit Portsmouth Services Network website

Early Years Conference

Bookings are open now for the Portsmouth Early Years Conference - The Power of Play on Saturday 29 June 2019. Many of you are entitled to a free place on this conference as part of your membership. Please ensure you book your chosen staff member on as soon as possible, along with their two chosen workshops to secure your place.

Book your place here

Portsmouth Early Years Professionals Facebook page


Remember to 'like' our Portsmouth Early Years Professionals Facebook page for the most up to date information regarding training and development. A huge thank you to you all who are now following us.


'Like' our page here

Repair Café Portsmouth


19 January, 10.30am - 1.00pm, Buckland United Reformed Church 

This is a free monthly event where you can take items that need repairing to people who have the necessary skills to repair them. This can include: clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, crockery, toys etc. Items are repaired for free but customers are encouraged to make a donation to allow the Repair Café to continue to run. Save yourself some money and help the environment by fixing rather than replacing!

Find out more here

Woodland Trust


The Woodland Trust have launch a new initiative which states "We want to make sure that everybody in the UK has the chance to plant a tree. So we’re giving away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities".

View more information here

Advice on childhood illnesses

View the advice on childhood illnesses poster here. Further information can be found on the Healthier Together website along with a practical guide for staff on managing cases of infectious diseases in schools and other childcare settings.

Top Tip for Talking


Please print and display January's Top Tip for Talking poster. This is available on the Services Network website under the 'resources tab'.




Download January's Top Tip 

Contact us...


The Early Years and Childcare Service have a dedicated telephone number to be used if you need to speak to a member of the team. Contact us on 023 9284 1974.

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