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Telling the Story – How to Successfully Lead Quality and Demonstrate Progress in the EYFS led by Ruth Swailes (Early Excellence)


The day will consider the key principles of outstanding practice in the Early Years and key priorities for your school in order to create a culture that enables the whole EYFS team to excel and for all children to make progress.

On the day Ruth will also share: techniques to judge quality; effective ways to challenge practice; and how to understand & observe the balance between teaching & play.

This event is for Early Years Leaders.  

Headteachers will be invited to attend the morning session for FREE.


Ruth Swailes is an experienced senior leader. She has a wealth of experience in primary education with over 20 year’s experience in senior leadership roles including primary headship. 

Ruth has worked as a School Improvement Advisor, Early Years Consultant and Moderator in several Local Authorities, supporting leaders and teachers to improve outcomes for pupils. 

Ruth is passionate about Early Years, having taught Nursery, Reception and KS1. She is also a trained Ofsted Inspector.


This event is free to those schools who subscribe to the Gateway Alliance – core offer for EARLY YEARS.

There is one place available per subscribing school. Additional places may be booked at a cost of £100 per person. Non-subscribing schools may attend, subject to availability, at a cost of £175 per person. Invoices to be paid prior to the event.


If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us on 02476 347697 or email: info@gatewayalliance.co.uk

Holiday Inn, Coventry Hinckley Rd, CV2 2HP United Kingdom

Who's Attending

83 people are attending Early Years Conference – Ruth Swailes – Early Excellence (Spring 2018)

  • Lisa Chisholm
  • Kay Middleton
  • Kirsty Smith
  • Julie Forshew
  • Eleanor Choudry
  • Emma Longworth
  • Louise Barrass
  • Siobhan Marrow
  • Katie Gane
  • Donna Harrington
  • Samantha Baker
  • Jan Tait
  • Tracy Brock
  • Caron Pearman
  • Karen Johnson
  • Audra Randall
  • Liz Bradbury
  • Simon Pearson
  • Lisa Morris
  • Shelley Iley
  • Emily Hughes
  • Alicia Ford
  • Karen Davidson
  • Maggie Godfrey
  • Julia Wallace
  • Louise Hopkins
  • Sam Pater
  • Susan Bostock
  • Emma Thrussell
  • Jane Price
  • Alison Currin
  • Michelle Hyde
  • Julie Clarke
  • Christian Hilton
  • Karen Bent
  • Jayne Davies
  • Linda Oakes
  • Elaine Field
  • Sally Obrey
  • Alison Lunn
  • Debbie Bateman
  • Louise Eccles
  • Elisa Basnett
  • Marjorie Dean
  • Louise Alexander
  • Hayley Evans
  • Jane McNally
  • Michelle Jackson
  • Sarah Moore
  • Marion Jones
  • Linda Oakes
  • Hannah Proctor
  • Amanda Genge
  • Jenna Macfarlane
  • Pina Nucci
  • Michelle Cuskelly
  • Lynne Norris
  • Karen Davidson
  • Andy Simms
  • Denise Gardner
  • Sharon Thorpe
  • Gail Lindsay
  • Sarah Beck
  • Louise Mohacsi
  • Sarah Coakley
  • Sarah Eadon
  • Alex Chamberlain
  • Amanda Gurney
  • Rachael Bramwell
  • Jill Jackson
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