Case Studies - Early Years Practitioners

A reflection on how the Portage principles can be applied to early years practice, written by Louise Pickins - Room Leader at Little Oaks Nursery in Partington, Trafford.
Following completion of the Portage Workshop, Emma Blelloch, Manager and SENCo at Orangutans Daycare Nursery in Urmston shares how she has used skills and strategies learned on the training and is beginning to put Portage principles into practice.
Withernsea Day Nursery achieved the Portage Stamp of Approval award in 2015. They now have five staff who have completed the Portage Workshop and explain how they benefit from working closely with the East Yorkshire Portage service.
Following completion of the Portage Workshop, Lynn Seigenberg, Deputy and SENCo at Fledglings Day Nursery in Stretford shares how she has used skills and strategies learned on the training and is beginning to put Portage principles into practice.
Kiddycare Day Nursery has been awarded the Portage Stamp of Approval and describe how they have benefited from Portage training and the advice and support available from the East Riding of Yorkshire Portage service.
I currently work as an Early Years Specialist Support Teacher in Fenland in Cambridgeshire. My previous role as a Portage Home Visitor was also based in the same area (during which time I completed the Portage Workshop training).