Carolyn Sharp, Learning Resource Service, Service & School Improvement Team, Falkirk Council Education Services. Bookbug provides free book packs to children aged 0-5 years. During 2013-14 we gifted the following packs to children in the Falkirk Council area; 1576 Bookbug baby packs 1720 Bookbug toddler packs 1767 Bookbug pirate packs 1953 P1 family packs For more [more]
Karen Thomson, Senior Early Years Offcier, Falkirk Council Curriculum Supoprt Team has been supporting Glenbervie Kindergarden who are the latest private partner nursery to start using NHS Larbert Woods on a regular basis. Following a parent session on 14th August children aged 3 and 4 are now accessing the site weekly. The children walk from the nursery [more]
On Tuesday 16th April Yvonne McBlain from the Curriculum Support Team worked with 27 early years practitioners from the Denny cluster. She facilitated a workshop which explored how practitioners were integrating essential elements of assessment into their planning of interdisciplinary learning. The workshop gave these practitoners an opportunity to work with their establishment colleagues on 2 “challenges”. These [more]
Sharon Wallace, Effective Teaching and Learning teacher, Curriculum Support Team led an active literacy workshop at the Early Years Conference. The workshop explored ways Nursery and P1 are working together to ensure a smooth transition for literacy development. Good practice was shared by Camelon Nursery and Carmuirs Primary School and this was well received by colleagues.