Never to OldYou Are Never Too Old to Play!

Extending role-play into Key Stage Two

This highly practical and relevant course will explore the important contribution role-play can continue to make to learning across all subjects in Key Stage Two. Designed for all practitioners working with this age group, this half-day training opportunity will examine:

  • the importance of continuing to allow older children to play
  • ways of integrating play into everyday activities
  • how to plan for play in Key Stage Two
  • the differences in play at Key Stage Two
  • approaches to creating effective role-play areas
  • structuring play for older pupils
  • cross-curricular outcomes from play.

Attendees must bring the following resources to the workshop:

  • two carrier bags of junk/recycled cartons
  • a glue stick
  • scissors
  • an adult dressing up hat
  • 1 piece of fabric of any design (2 x 1m in length)
  • a pack of felt pens
  • 5 sheets of A4 card.

This course is a must for anyone who believes in the importance of play or needs to be convinced of its enormous potential in the Key Stage Two Curriculum.

Duration: Half day

Past attendees said:
“This course made me feel ashamed to have stopped playing.”
“The course certainly proves the potential of play in Key Stage Two.”

For availability and costings please email Neil direct at, or use the contact page.

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