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8.30-9.20  

Registration, refreshments and exhibitor viewing

9.20-9.30  

Welcome and introduction
Neil Henty, Editor, EYE
Dr Sue Allingham, Chair

9.30-10.30  

Keynote 1: Movement before language: how physical development lays the foundation for learning success
Sally Goddard Blythe, Director, Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology

10.30-11.30  

Keynote 2: Leadership of quality outdoor provision
Kathryn Solly, Consultant at Kathryn Solly Consulting

11.30-11.40  

Q&A

11.40-12.00  

Refreshments and exhibitor viewing

12.00-1.00  

WORKSHOP SESSION 1 – please choose one of the following

A: Step into physical play through physical literacy
Kim Lambden, Physical Literacy Consultant, Co-Director, Step into Purposeful Play

B: Five Animal Play, using tai chi to support emotional wellbeing
Tony Ulatowski, Children's Curriculum Tai Chi Teacher

C: Physical development and school readiness
Dr Sue Allingham, Constultant, Early Years out of the Box

D: Risk and challenge in the outdoor environment
Kathryn Solly, Consultant at Kathryn Solly Consulting

1.00-2.00  

Lunch

2.00-3.00  

WORKSHOP SESSION 2 – please choose one of the following

A: Step into physical play through physical literacy
Kim Lambden, Physical Literacy Consultant, Co-Director, Step into Purposeful Play

B: Five Animal Play, using tai chi to support emotional wellbeing
Tony Ulatowski, Children's Curriculum Tai Chi Teacher

C: Physical development and school readiness
Dr Sue Allingham, Constultant, Early Years out of the Box

D: Risk and challenge in the outdoor environment
Kathryn Solly, Consultant at Kathryn Solly Consulting

3.00-3.15  

Refreshments and exhibitor viewing

3.15-4.00  

Keynote 3: Ofsted’s physical development requirements
Angela Dyer, Head of Early Years Training, Ofsted

4.00-4.15  

Closing remarks & close of conference