Reggio Emilia – Day 5

This morning we split into three groups looking at different schools in the Carpi area. Our group visited. ‘arcobaleno scuola’.  ( rainbow school) The other group visited  ‘Peter Pan’ school and the third group went to Coccinella ( Ladybird school). A nature Labyrinth at Coccinella School, made by children, teachers and parents. We had a very informative and participative discussion about our schools, the identification
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Reggio Emilia – Day 4

Today we visited this school in the morning.We were welcomed by Christina Gilioli, pedagogical co-ordinated. She spoke in detail about the children the staff and the different spaces within the school. The square where all the children from each age class spend time together. Every class have games and activities developed  from the children’s age and interests. The spaces are bright and open they
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Reggio Emilia – Day 3

We started the day with a visit to the pre-school ‘Allende Bibbiano’ which has children from three to six years. We saw two children create this masterpiece, which they explained was a ‘House and a city’. They created this over an extended period of time and it will stay all day and tomorrow for them and other children to extend their thinking. We found
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Reggio Emilia Trip – Day 2

Day Two In the morning we took a lovely walk through the town to La Polveriera a converted barracks now being put to better use. We had a very interesting presentation by the director of SERN Nicola Catellani followed by an introduction to Early Childhood Education and Care from professor Elena Luciano of Parma University. We then walk as a group over to ‘
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Reggio Emilia Trip – Day 1

Day one The team flew out from stansted to Bologna overcoming challenges created by the previous evenings lighting, so it took a bit longer than we expected, but at least we got there in the end! We meet our colleagues form a school in Warrington, we shared our practice and spoke about our excitement for this trip. This a view from out hotel balcony,
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Visit to Reggio Emilia

12 members of staff will be visiting Bologna in Italy next week (half-term: Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June). Our visit is the second part of a two year Erasmus + Project where we will be learning from educational establishments abroad to help inform and enrich future practice. While in Reggio Emilia we will be finding out about how their schools and nurseries educate children. There
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How well do UK maternity services support fathers?

Take the Survey In Britain, most fathers-to-be go with their partner to routine antenatal appointments and ultrasound scans, and are there for the births of their children. But how do maternity services deal with them? This 5-minute survey from the Fatherhood Institute and Fathers Network Scotland asks fathers about their recent experiences of maternity services in Britain. It will provide midwives and others with
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A Mighty Girl Newsletter – 24th April 2018


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