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Greg Bottrill Training Event





The Hero’s Journey into the Kingdom of Play…


Everyone at South Normanton Nursery School are excited to be working with Greg Bottrill, childhood advocate and author of the bestselling books

‘Can I Go And Play Now?’ and ‘School and The Magic of Children’.


Greg is passionate about developing ways of supporting schools in enabling education that is done with children and not to them, based on the concepts of ‘Joy First’ and ‘Adventure’.


As a QUEST School we are pleased to be able to offer a twilight session with Greg on Monday 21st November 2022, 4pm until 5:15pm at South Normanton Nursery School focussed on ‘The Message Centre’.



Want to add extra magic to your culture of co-play in your school or setting? Want to discover a simple yet powerful way to show children that a pen is something that they want in their hand? Then the Message Centre has huge scope to do just that! Based on Greg’s conviction that children need feeling before function when it comes to mark making and maths, the Message Centre can be a great ally on your quest into showing children that a pen is part of play. The Message Centre isn’t about getting children to write, it’s about the joy of it all because there truly can be.


Cost of the session will be £30 per person. Tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis. If you would like to join Greg, then please contact Moira at or call on 01773 810876