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Training Packages

Nursery Schools within Durham LA enhance and improve the lives of young children and their families by providing a focused pedagogical lead based upon an image of the child as strong, capable, competent and full of potential.

Durham Nursery Schools have extensive expertise and qualities that enable them to provide a first class early years educational experience for young children and their families including:

  • SEND Specialist Support
  • 2 Year Old Provision
  • Enhancing and Inspiring Environments
  • Future Workforce Development
  • CPD
  • Moderation of Assessment
  • Specialised Early Years Research
  • Sharing and Developing Quality Provision

Nursery School Headteachers empower others and are a source of inspiration. They work collaboratively to develop and disseminate good practice with each other and to a range of other professionals across the Local Authority.

The 11 Nursery Schools’ capacity for sustained high standards has been proven through Ofsted where 100% are at least good and 67% are outstanding and all have remained outstanding for at least 4 inspections, all providing value for money. This proves that standards and quality are exceptionally high and remain consistently so, over a sustained period of time when massive challenges, changes and developments have taken place in Early Early Years Education.

Durham Nursery Schools are:  Aclet Close, Beechdale, Etherley Lane, Horden, Langley Moor,
Oxclose, Oxhill, Rosemary Lane, Seaham Harbour, Tudhoe Moor and Wingate.

If you are interested in learning more or visiting the nursery schools please contact the individual school for more details; individual training and/or tailored packages can also be arranged.

  • £10 for all Durham schools and settings.
  • £60 for a half day
  • £120 for a full day
  • and £40 for a twilight for schools and settings outside of Durham
  • all prices are per person

To book a place on any of the training packages please contact the individual schools. If you are unable to attend any of the dates but are interested in learning more please contact the individual school for more information.