We had a fantastic time at Nursery World North, and it was a brilliant opportunity to speak with a lot of new faces from all over the country (including Alice Sharp, pictured, of experiential play fame!). These events are always tiring, as you spend all day on your feet, but it is so inspiring to see all the latest developments in Early Years and meet with the people driving it forward. We kept our social media streams updated throughout the event, so it’s always worth following us on Facebook or Twitter. We have put a couple of our favourite photos from the event at the bottom of the page.
While we were mainly at the show to offer our range of training options to the north of the country, we were also supporting our sister company Foundation Focus as they launched some new products. The favourite new item at the show were these new Fundamental British Value cards that were incredibly popular with nursery staff and childminders alike.
We were also lucky enough to have Matt speak at the event, with people standing in the walkways to get a listen! He spoke about our new Peer Observation course, and the accompanying Skills Matrix, that was also available for the first time at the show as an in-house training package through Foundation Focus. The 5 Minute Method went down really well, and many people were excited about being able to deliver the training themselves.
If you missed us at Nursery World North, then don’t worry, the next big show that we will be attending is the Childcare Expo at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The show runs from the 29th – 30th September; we look forward to seeing you there!
Matt showing off his ‘speaker’ badge when we arrived to set up
The stand all set up and ready to go
Matt doing his best speaking.