EYFS – Outdoor Autumn Maths

Cost: Free to members of BEST Trust otherwise £150

Target Group: All Early Years Foundation Stage teachers and practitioners

Course Leader: Liz Palmer

Course Information:

Course Objectives

  • To plan an outdoor environment that provides significant, meaningful and creative contexts for mathematical development
  • To use seasonal interests and resources to develop mathematical operations in a playful outdoor context
  • To use autumn collections and natural open-ended resources to challenge mathematical thinking
  • To plan for the balance between focused teaching and child-initiated learning.

Course content:

There will be the opportunity to visit a reception class during the sessions and observe outdoor maths. Attendance at both sessions is required with activities to carry out between the sessions. The sessions will reflect on current practices and how to successfully plan for maths teaching outdoors.

Please see below for session dates and times

Session 1

Reference EY03AU18A
Date Thursday 11th October 2018
Time 1.30pm to 4.00pm
Location Unsworth Primary School

Session 2 (participants must attend both sessions)

Reference EY03AU18B
Date Thursday 8th November 2018
Time 4.15pm to 5.45pm
Location Unsworth Primary School