EARLY YEARS CPD: Helicopter Starter Training: In Lewisham

Working in Early Years? Interested in becoming a Helicopter Starter? On Wednesday 12th February 2014, MakeBelieve Arts are running a day of Helicopter Technique of Storytelling and Story Acting Starter Training at Beecroft Garden Primary School, in Lewisham!

Posted: 12/10/2013


The Helicopter Technique…

  • Develops confidence, curiosity, concentration and communication skills in all children regardless of ability
  • Increases turn taking, attention span, speaking and listening skills and awareness of written language
  • Demonstrates spectacular and measurable gains in
    spoken narrative and language development skills even for pupils with
    SEN or EAL
  • Provides practitioners with evidence of children’s progress in language and communication

Helicopter Starter Training includes an introduction to Storytelling and Story Acting and the practical application.

Helicopter Starter Training is suitable
for anyone engaged with working with children between the ages of 18
months-7 years old, including Early Years and Foundation Stage
practitioners, speech and language specialists, SENCO’s, Childminders,
teaching assistants, playgroup staff and students.

‘The course was perfect, I loved it. I would love to
do more training on this project … It has really made me feel that I
want to take it back and do this in my setting.’

Teacher at Old Church Nursery School

Full day training: ONLY £35 pp.

Full day training + Resource Pack: £45 pp.

Full day training + Resource Pack + Women Who Cooked Everything Book: £50 pp.


For more information and to book call MakeBelieve Arts on 020 8691 3803

or email


for more information on the Helcopter Technique.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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