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Interacting with children in ways which support & extend their self-initiated learning led by Kym Scott 

DATE: Wednesday 16th October 2019

TIME: 09:30-15:00

COST: £95 per person


  • Explore the key elements that lead to high quality interactions which genuinely extend children’s thinking, language and learning. 
  • Receive a supportive tool to take away, that will enable you to evaluate the quality of your day to day practice in this area. 
  • See and discuss various video footage of real interactions which exemplify the key points raised. 
  • Review the role of questioning in interactions with children and consider what types of questions are most effective. 
  • Learn specific strategies for scaffolding children’s learning and see how these look in practice. 


This session is suitable for all levels but will be especially useful for EYFS Teaching Assistants wishing to develop their practice in this area.


Kym Scott

Before becoming a freelance early childhood consultant and speaker, Kym Scott was Early Years Lead in the London Borough of Lewisham. This enabled her to support many schools and settings in a variety of circumstances and to informally research the key elements that make for excellent outcomes for children. 

Kym now works nationally and internationally providing consultancy support in schools and nurseries, keynote speeches and training days. She is an Associate for Early Education and sits on the editorial board of Early Years Educator magazine. She is frequently praised for her clear, realistic & highly practical advice, & for the impact she makes on the practice of those she works with.


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

St John’s Primary School and Nursery Mortimer Road
Kenilworth,WarwickshireCV8 1FSUnited Kingdom

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