St Edmund’s Nursery School and Children’s Centre is able to offer bespoke training for schools and settings. We can deliver the training here at St Edmund’s and include a tour of the centre, or we can deliver the training at your site.

Training courses we have previously delivered include the following, we can adapt these to suit your requirements or develop new courses as required.

For Early Years practitioners:

  • Activities for Babies
  • Adult-led Interactions
  • Bringing Stories Alive
  • Characteristics of Effective Learning
  • Heuristic Play
  • Maths in the Early Years
  • Outdoor Learning
  • Sustained Shared Thinking
  • What a Good Quality Environment for 2 Year Olds looks like
  • 2 year olds and Behaviour

For headteachers, leaders and managers:

  • Maintaining Excellence
  • Inside Out – knowing your reach (for children’s centres)


The cost of a bespoke course varies, depending on the length of the course, the number of participants and whether it is held here at St Edmund’s or off site. A three hour/half day/twilight course here at St Edmund’s would typically cost£225 up to 15 attendees and £400 for between 16 and 30. A full day course at St Edmund’s would cost  £400 for up to 15 attendees and £750 for 16 to 30 people.

For more information, contact our Workforce Development Officer Andrea Layzell on 01274 543282 or email

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