Creative Circle Time Lessons for the Early Years

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SAGE Publications, Dec 4, 2008 - Education - 148 pages
This creative book uses music, song, poetry and a host of practical activities to engage young children in Circle Time. It contains 26 practical themes based on the letters of the alphabet. Busy teachers will find the ideas and resources invaluable in helping them make their Circle Time sessions innovative and exciting.

The benefits to the children participating in these sessions will be the development of:

- self-esteem

- relationships

- communications

- spiritual and moral development.

There are links to Citizenship objectives and help with planning notes. This is an exciting and comprehensive resource that links Circle Time to the Early Years curriculum.

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Yvonne was the headteacher of Marland Hill Primary School from 1990 to 2014 and under her leadership the school was judged as outstanding by OFSTED following inspections in 2008 and 2013. Yvonne now provides school improvement support and professional development programmes to schools across Greater Manchester via Weatherhead Projects Ltd, her school improvement consultancy. Yvonne was made an MBE in the New Year Honours list 2016.

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