We are committed to the continuous development of our nursery, that is why our staff attend a series of courses and workshops during the year to keep them up to date with new thinking and idea's. There is a list of team members currently receiving and due to undertake training on the CPD at the nursery entrance.

Montessori Seminars/Training

30th November - 2nd December, First Nienhuis Montessori Retreat, Zelhem, Netherlands
Attended by Max & Pamela Gordon-Smith, Ingrida Radaviciute

12th December, 0 - 3 Montessori in the home, presented by Cheryl Ferreira, Maria Montessori Institute, London
Attended by Max & Pamela Gordon-Smith, Ingrida Radaviciute, Annaloes Motten, Pilar Botina, Janine Barnett,


AMI Primary Training
25th March - 11th April 2013
Attending: Pamela Gordon-Smith, 2nd from right front row.
Photograph, courtesy of Pro Rodinu AMI Montessori Training Centre Prague

Montessori AMI diploma 3-6, Barcelona, Spain
Montessori AMI diploma 3-6, Pragua, Czech Republic
Montessori AMI, Assistants to Infancy 0-3, Diploma, London

EYFS Training


03th May, Children Thinking Mathematically Through Musical Experiences
04th May, Progress Matters
09th May, Special Education Needs
17th May, Advance Child Protection
19th May, Forest School Practice
23th May, Respite Training
07th June, Equalities Diversity Through Play
09th June, Behaviour Workshop
16th October, Appraisals and Supervisions for managers
08th November, Managing Allegations of Abuse against a Staff member
14th November, Enco Designated Person
15th & 16th November, Child Protection – for Designated Personnel

6th, 13th, 20th March, Senco for Designated Personnel

Forest School Training 2013
19th & 20th January, Level 2 Assistant Course