Jan White Natural Play

Natural Play, Natural Growth, in the Early Years

Who I Work With

Community Playthings  – provide high quality wooden furniture and resources for early years environments – consultancy on the design of the new Nursery Gym and contributed to the training resource a Good Place to be Two

Conwy County Council  – Flying Start and Foundation Phase services – as project consultant for Canolfan Tu Fewn Tu Achlan (Inside Outside Centre)

Early Education – the national organisation that supports early years practitioners across the UK and campaigns for high quality provision – as a Founding Associate and national trainer

Early Excellence Training and Resource Centre as a national trainer

Horton Park Primary School, Bradford – as consultant to Foundation & KS1 outdoor environment development

Football Association, FA Learning – play workshop training for FA level 4 coaching award (5-11 years)

Forest Childcare Association– membership scheme set up by Kids To Go to encourage and support home-based providers and settings to make good use of their local environment – as supporter and honorary member

Land Use Consultants LUC – environmental advice, planning and design – as Play and Education adviser

Learning through Landscapes – the national school grounds organisation supporting early years settings and schools across the UK – as accredited trainer and professional network memberLocal Authorities across England – providing training and conference talks with a focus on outdoor play from birth to five

PlayGarden – educational outdoor environments design and build – as pedagogical adviser

Playwise – training consultancy for indoor and outdoor environments and practice – as development consultant

Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) – providing consultancy on early years space designs

Sandfield Natural Play Center – providing education & care from birth to six – as Natural Play mentor

Save Childhood Movement – As an advisor for the movement and taking a lead on developing the Children and Nature strand of the Flourish Programme

Sheffield University, Landscape Department (Helen Woolley) – as co-founder of the Landscapes for Early Childhood Network of early childhood educators and landscape professionals interested in early childhood outdoor environments

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