- Reflective questions, guidance and weekly tasks throughout the resource
- Includes audit for every age range and the practitioner
- Links to the EYFS, together with best practice guidance.
Prime Time Personal, Social and Emotional Development is an essential guide for students
and practitioners working with children aged 0-5 years. It takes a meaningful and practical
approach to ensuring that this important area of learning is central to children’s well-being,
learning and development and covers:
- An introduction to the key theme, highlighting the importance of PSED in the early years
- A detailed exploration of the theory behind the practice
- The importance of the role of the adult and how to work in partnership with parents
- Best practice guidance in order to achieve excellent provision.
It includes 4 sections – all colour coded for immediate reference, covering:
- Key person and attachment
- Key person and being me
- Key person and behaviour
- Key person and making friends.
About the authors
Jo Blank is an Early Years consultant specialising in outdoor learning and physical play. She has an M.Phil for research into provision for children’s physical development and has worked extensively as an Ofsted trainer, inspector and LA adviser. Jo is based in Staffordshire.
Gill Mathews is an Early Years Adviser providing support and guidance for Foundation Stage practitioners in both the private and voluntary and maintained sectors. Gill is based in the West Midlands.