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Helicopter Starter Training: In London and Kent

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 in two locations!

Where: Beecroft Garden Primary School, London

or Kemsley Primary Academy, Kent

When: Wednesday 12th February 2014, 9.30am—3.00pm


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


CLICK HERE for more information on the Helcopter Technique.