EYFS Network

An online meeting opportunity is being offered in place of the usual termly EYFS network event that takes place for EYFS leads and practitioners from schools and settings.

Date and time

Monday 16 November 2020 from 10am to 12noon

Meeting via MS Teams

Please complete the EYFS Network – booking form.

You will receive booking confirmation with the links to join the meeting by email.


As with the usual face to face network events, the agenda will include opportunities for updates and for attendees to participate in professional discussion. It has a section of the agenda for schools and settings jointly as well as breakout sessions for the sector specific groups

  • 9.50am to 10am - Welcome, housekeeping and introduction to event
    Log into the meeting and check all technical elements in readiness for the meeting to start at 10am
  • 10am to 11am - Joint Agenda for schools and settings
    • Speech, Language and Communication (SLC) Project
      How has Lockdown affected early language and what are our priorities for recovery? Monica Hingorani will share an update on partnership work with families and the wider workforce in improving SLC support early in life, or when needs first arise.
    • Developing Transition Guidance
      Covid restrictions meant that transitions could not be supported in the ways we would like or usually do so – Opportunity to reflect on what worked well, as well as the challenges and what guidance and support you would find helpful in the future
  • 11am - Transition into sector specific groups
    • Schools
      Opportunity to network, discuss latest updates and reflect on current issues
    • Settings
      LA updates
      Workshop – Emotional Wellbeing
  • 12noon - Close