Let’s Get Moving – Early Years Physical Development – Perfect for transitions (Course to introduce to new families)


This resource is a workshop I normally deliver Face to Face to new families starting EYFS/Reception to understand the importance of PD and the reality of ‘school readiness’.

This online version allows teachers and TA’s to deliver the content with my help!

This course is ideal for new families starting nursery or reception class to develop an understanding of physical development.

What do you need to do to prepare for this session:

 A hall or large space

Prepare attendees to dress for some movement

Hula Hoops, 1 between 4/5

A4 Paper, 2 each

Arrange chairs in a circle, facing inwards

The workshop allows for discussion times, reflection and activities.

Workshop duration including the above is approximately 60-90 minutes.

Additional support resources are also available including infographics.


Course materials will be available once you have enrolled on this course.


About Instructor

Helen Battelley

Helen is an internationally renowned consultant, trainer, author and speaker in Physical activity/movement in Early and Primary Education with an MA in Early Childhood Physical Activity and Movement Studies. Her training style is energetic, passionate and highly motivational. She has been working as a dance and movement specialist for over 19 years and continues to work directly with children. Helen is respected globally for her valued contribution to raising the profile of early years physical activity and reducing sedentary behaviours. Helen’s consultancy now takes her all over the world, from Malaysia to Dubai, from China to Romania. The movement philosophy Helen promotes is to embed movement within the curriculum and framework to enable a movement philosophy. “Young children learn through movement, early years practice must adopt an approach which is accessible to all”. The embodiment of her practice is to raise confidence in the areas of movement play and physical activity. The training Helen delivers ranges from supporting educators in developing activities to support the Early Years Framework, to working with coaches and PE leads to create a PE scheme of work and methodology suited to young children.

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