Health Education Partnership

The Importance of Purposeful Play for Physical Literacy

The Importance of Purposeful Play for Physical Literacy

Audience / For: Early Years Practitioners working in nurseries, PVI’s, Children’s Centres, primary schools and special schools.

Date:  Thursday 27th June 2024

Time:  3.30pm to 5.30pm

Cost: £90.00 plus VAT per place

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Training Overview:

This training aims to support practitioners in delivering and overseeing a range of purposeful play opportunities for 0-4-year-olds. Participants will learn about the UK physical activity guidelines and the importance of physically active play for children’s health, wellbeing, development and learning. Participants will also learn how to create enabling environments to promote active play and opportunities for risky play with open-ended resources.

Impact on your Knowledge, Skills and Confidence:

  • Communicate key messages about physical activity linked to national guidance.
  • Provide an understanding of the activities children need to support physical development, emotional well-being, and later learning.
  • Develop a repertoire of skills to support children to be physically active in appropriate environments using open-ended resources.
  • To understand the benefits of risky play and the categories of play that have an element of adventure and challenge.

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Jun 27 2024


3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


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