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Ruth Swail's Session

 Ruth SwailsRuth Swails has over 25 years experience of working in Primary and Early Years education, as a teacher, headteacher, inspector, advisor and consultant. Ruth currently works part time as a School Improvement Advisor, supporting 34 Local Authority schools. In addition to this she works as a private consultant working Nationally and Internationally with schools, nurseries MATS, LAs, TSAs and publishers. Ruth is currently working with Oxford University Press developing their International Early Years curriculum.

Session Building firm foundations for a bright future.
This session will focus on developing the prime areas as a basis for all future learning.  It will give practitioners the chance to reflect on their current practice, the impact of placing a strong emphasis on prime areas at the right time, and some practical ideas to take back to the classroom.