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Communication and Interaction

Fun Time
Thursday 28th March 2019, 13:00 - 16:00

Who is it for:

Early years teachers and teaching assistants.


Areas Covered:

  • This enhanced level course develops practitioners’ knowledge of promoting children’s communication skills through the ‘Fun Time approach’ and enables them to plan and deliver effective Fun Time sessions within their own settings.
  •  Fun Time is part of a continuum of provision to develop children’s social communication skills, along with ‘Play interaction’ and ’Circle Time.’ Play Interaction  -->  Fun Time  -->  Circle Time.                                                                                                   (1 child initially) (small group of 4 children) (larger group)


Course Outcomes:

  • Identify the key elements of the Fun Time programme.
  •  Be able to deliver effective Fun Time sessions.
  • Learn strategies and games to promote children’s social communication skills.
  • Be able to assess and monitor children’s social communication



Duration: 1 x 3hrs session.

It may be possible to arrange a demonstration in school

Fee: The funtime programm is charged at £75 for maintained schools in Leicester City. £95 per delegate from non-maintained schools. One copy of the Fun Time Folder costs £50. There is also an option to purchase a Fun Time resource bag at £100.

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1975
Date: Thursday 28th March 2019
Time: 13:00 - 16:00
Cost: £75 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£95 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester, LE39RN
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