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Bookstart presentation62142

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Bookstart presentation62142

  1. 1. Bookstart in Northamptonshire – Moving Forward
  2. 2. Working to deliver NCC outcomes Partnership working Focused together Cross Agency strategy Building on strengthsSustainable synergies Improving and moving forward Evaluating Impact Key Strategies
  3. 3. Key Focus Child & Family Health and Life Chances Child Development & School Readiness Parenting Aspirations, self esteem and parenting skills
  4. 4. Bookstart Partnership Projects
  5. 5. Bookstart Corner in Northamptonshire
  6. 6. Embedding Bookstart Corner in Children’s Centres • Working with Early Years Strategic Leads • Sure Start Children’s Centre Statutory Guidance • OFSTED – Getting it right first Time Achieving and maintaining high-quality early years provision.2013 • Synergies with Libraries
  7. 7. Capacity to deliver • Mapping partners in super outreach area • Not limited to 1 person delivering it from Centre • Homestart • Family Nurse Partnership • Health Visitor referrals • Volunteers
  8. 8. Bookstart Corner – Northamptonshire Evaluation • In Northamptonshire 37 Children’s Centres signed up for the programme Bookstart Corner 2011-13 • Programme has reached some of the most hard to reach families in Children’s Centres reach areas. • It has enabled book sharing and rhymes to be explored as well as speech and language and issues around routines. • It has increased Children’s Centre staff’s knowledge to the value of book sharing and strengthened their understanding of the Bookstart Programme.
  9. 9. “ We find it a really useful programme – a way for our parent link staff to make contact with families who need encouragement to engage with centre services and a practical way to encourage parents to develop their confidence with communication and interaction skills with their children” Finishing the visits at the local library has worked well parents have shared that they continue to visit the library regularly with their children. “ Parents have commented that they read more to their child. Increased confidence in sharing songs and rhymes”
  10. 10. Bookstart Corner 5th Intervention 2 year Pack
  11. 11. Bid from Trajectory Funding • Builds on the successful BSC Programme and the new targeted offer by Bookstart for 2 year olds as well as the Every Child a Talker Programme ECAT and “Let them be 2” training. • Develop lead practitioners and parents • Involve Childminders and Family Learning • Links with Family Learning and Library Plus

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