Ofsted’s new film on good practice in assessment of early years children’s progress. ’RIGHT from the start‘ is a suite of six films showing examples of good practice in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The key message in the films is that adults get to know their children well… Read More»
Musical Rumpus has been shortlisted for the Audiences and Engagement category in this year’s RPS Music Awards. Musical Rumpus is Spitalfields Music opera series especially designed for babies and toddlers to create early experiences of opera and adventure. Taking celebrated baroque operas and re-imagining their stories and music specifically for the youngest of ears, the series gives children the opportunity to explore sounds, instruments and objects throughout the performance including a specially-designed free-play session.
A further six Creative Early Years Teaching Packs exclusively created by Earlyarts, are now available for parents, childcare groups, children’s centres, nurseries, primary schools and home educators. The new teaching packs are part of the new ‘Nurturing Young Children’s Learning’ range which was first introduced by Earlyarts in the autumn term of 2013. This new collection includes exciting and inspirational titles such as ‘Using Towers and Bunting’, ‘Using Butterfly Printing and Wellies’, ‘Using Den Building’, ‘Using Carving and Floating’, ‘Using Tissue Play and Puppetry’, ‘Using Baby Dance and Mirrors’.
Join us for this month’s #EAChat on Thursday, 17th April 2014 at 12.30 pm when we will be exploring how a creative environment can enhance young children’s learning and development. Tweeters will be encouraged to join in and share their links, stories and resources!
The fourth KinderGardens Festival is coming to Somerset! Under fives, their families and artists will get to see great performances across the county specially made for them. 19th May to 4th June 2014.
Musical Partnerships in Play is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in innovative practice and to chat with progressive thinkers in the field of early years music. Come to play. Come to think. Come to meet people who are passionate about music in the early years.
Our International Guest Blogger, Daniela Miscov from Artelier D in Bucharest, Romania shares her thoughts on why small children need stories.
Read Earlyarts Director, Ruth Churchill Dower’s new blog discussing the future of dance in early years.
The founding Director of this exciting and innovative company, Anthony Haddon, is moving on after 29 years and the Board of Trustees are looking for an outstanding individual to replace him. His successor will provide strategic, artistic and business leadership for the Company and will have the option to direct some of the artistic programme themselves as well as employing freelance or guest directors.
For further details on the post and how to apply download an Application Form and Pack from our websiteor email Maureen.