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Communication and Interaction

Fun Time
Wednesday 20th May 2020, 3.35pm - 5.15pm

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 ------->    FunTime   ------>              Circle Time

(1child initially)      (small group of 4children)         (larger group)

Course Outcomes:

  • Identify the key elements of the FunTime 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 development


19 November 2019 (9.30-12.30)


26 March 2020 (1pm-4pm)

20 May 2020 (3.35pm-5.15pm)

Duration: Three hours (1.5 hours for the twilight session).

It may be possible to arrange a demonstration in school

Fee: £125 including one copy of the Fun Time folder £50

There is also an option to purchase a Fun Time resource bag for an additional £100.


Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2490
Date: Wednesday 20th May 2020
Time: 3.35pm - 5.15pm
Cost: £125 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£125 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester, LE3 9RN
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