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Understanding Five to Thrive Webinar

Event Code EYT 20/1966
Event Description This 2.5 hour webinar is for those working within Early Help (EH) and Early Years settings.

It seeks to support you in securing a sound understanding of brain development and the five “building blocks” of the highly regarded “Five to Thrive” approach.

The course has two parts. Part one is self-led, it consists of pre-reading and an online quiz. You will receive a hard copy of the Five to Thrive booklet and be emailed the pre-course work instructions approximately one month before the course. You will be required to print some materials prior to the course to use during the course. Please ensure you have a biro, notebook and highlighter pen available.

Part two is the online webinar hosted via Microsoft Teams. During the webinar you will be part of a group with direct access to a trainer who will be 'teaching' during the session. You must have access to a computer or tablet, the internet and a web camera to participate. Mobile phones are not suitable due to the small screen.

The joining link will be emailed to you the day before the course, it is NOT on the course confirmation email. If you do not receive it, please check your junk mail folder, then email us on

Please contact if you have any questions about Microsoft Teams.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Wednesday
2 December 2020
10:00 - 12:30Online LearningTBA£0£0£15
Subject areas Early Years / Safeguarding
Target audience
Early Years / PVI Sector - Children / Schools
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (
Yvonne Au / Gail DuBock
Training objectives This stimulating and informative course explores the essential Five to Thrive “building blocks” which contribute to security and happiness whilst boosting children’s confidence, self-esteem, resilience, self-regulation and readiness to learn. During the slide presentation, case studies and reflective activities, we will consider what works best for babies and children. You will have opportunities to suggest questions and ideas for discussion.