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A Day in the Life of ... Encountering a Network Nursery

the cabin in use as an art studio

This is day option 1 to visit Madeley Nursery School in Spring 2019and encounter theirs, and Sightlines initive Network's, principles in practice. 

Participation is limited to 8. These are two separate days, so please choose one, not both.

"We are a Reggio inspired school with a beautiful learning environment and exciting child led curriculum. As a research school, we are involved in many national and international projects linked to early learning. Our aim is to create 'a community of learning where there are endless opportunities to discover together through curiosity, creativity and play."

Madeley Nursery School in Telford are keen participants in Sightlines' Network since 2000. This day is designed for those wanting to explore the possible ways of practicing the principles of an environment of enquiry, and have a dialogue with a committed staff group who are making keen endeavours to explore and develop their own practice.

The day will begin promptly at 9a.m. at the Nursery, with an introduction followed by time to observe in the morning. After lunch there will be opportunities for discussion, and at the close of the school day, general discussion with staff. We will explore how the principles of Sightlines Initiative can be developed in your daily practice; the influences and insprations from Reggio, and the inevitable challenges.

It will be helpful to you to  have a reasonable grasp of the principles of Sightlines Initiative and of the preschools of Reggio Emilia. There is a 10% discount for Sightlines initiative Members.If you are not a Sightlines subscriber, it is simple to join, and you have time before the date to catch up on any reading you might want to do by way of familiarisation.

"This is the ants' track, looking for food ..."

If you are travelling a distance we recommend you travel the afternoon before, and stay at Ironbirdge. There is then the opportunity to meet for an evening meal and introduction the previous evening.

Dates, Details & Booking

Date Tuesday 26th February 2019
Available places 6
Price £160
Member Discount 10%
Location/Map Madeley, Telford

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