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We have produced a number of resources, including guidance books and short films to support Early Years practitioners in their practice. These are available to purchase now in our e-store.

Cover imageTitleFormatCost (including postage and packaging)DescriptionOrder details
Spaces for Play for 3-5 year olds - book

Spaces for Play for 3-5 year olds

book£20This document shares practical ideas for effective early years practice. It outlines fourteen spaces, illustrated with colour photographs, each with resources lists for outdoors and indoors. These spaces are presented only to serve as examples and practitioners must develop their own environment with the needs of all children in mind.Buy Space for Play for 3-5 year olds book
Reflection on Reception book

Reflection on Reception

     

    book

    £35

    Written as a response to Ofsted's Bold Beginnings document, Reflections on Reception explores Reception practice in detail. With chapters on laying foundations, balancing the day, challenge, assessment and more this document shares examples of practice from four Outstanding schools in County Durham, all illustrated with colour photographs. It aims to support practitioners and leaders to:

    • develop a shared understanding of the Reception Year
    • recognise quality Reception practice in different contexts and situations
    • reflect on Reception pedagogy in their own school

    Buy Reflection on Reception book

    Reflection on Reception DVD

    Reflections on Reception

    DVD

    £7

    A film to accompany the Reflections on Reception book, showing examples of practice from our four Outstanding schools in County Durham.

    Buy Reflection on Reception DVD

    Year One Wonders book

    Year One Wonders

    book

    £20

    Year One Wonders explores what makes an approach to teaching and learning effective for year one children. The implications for classroom practice, curriculum planning and delivery are explored using case studies from schools in County Durham, illustrated with examples of planning and colour photographs of provision and practice.

    Buy Year One Wonders book

    Pedagogies of Care Durham Baby Project Film

    Pedagogies of Care Durham Baby Project film

    USB memory stick

    £50

    A film celebrating the work Durham baby room practitioners do with babies; focusing on the importance of high quality interactions and demonstrating the crucial role of the reflective early years practitioner.  The film features baby room practitioners in Durham early years settings who are part of the Durham Baby Room Project 2018/19. Note, there is a 2 week wait on this item.

    Buy Pedagogies of Care Durham Baby Project film

    Oh to be 2 in Durham

    Oh to be 2 in Durham

    DVD£25A 14-minute film of 2-year olds from 4 different settings across County Durham.  It is a montage of clips set to music, showing young children doing what comes naturally to them - exploring and investigating both indoors and outdoors.Buy Oh to be 2 in Durham DVD

    If you have any questions please contact us.

    Contact us
    Early years
    03000 268 917
    Our address is:
    • Early Years Workforce Development Team
    • Children and Young People's Services
    • County Hall
    • Durham
    • County Durham
    • DH1 5UJ
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