Early years CPD training

Pete Moorhouse is passionate about encouraging creative thinking in Early Years Education. He has over 25 years experience working with schools and works regularly in Early Years settings as an artist in residence. As an artist Pete is a professional sculptor with an impressive portfolio of sculpture and public art commissions. His work can be seen at www.petemoorhouse.co.uk

Pete provides a rich variety of creative CPD training sessions and delivers inspiring conference keynote presentations. He has worked with many Local Authorities and schools around the country providing early years training and also works internationally. The trainings are designed to inform staff of latest developments in the field and keep abreast of new issues. The sessions focus on enriching, inspiring and motivating staff and highlighting best practice.

Pete is the leading authority on woodwork in Early Years education and has several journal articles and books published. Pete is an associate trainer for Early Education and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Bristol currently researching Creativity and Critical thinking in Early Years Education.

Pete is dedicated to providing opportunities for all children to express their creativity and firmly believes in narrowing the gap in attainment so all children can enjoy a rich education.

Over Easter Pete was working in Nepal and Bhutan delivering training to Early Years teachers. Pete is currently fundraising to donate woodworking tools to Bhutan as they are keen to embrace woodwork in their new Early Years education.



Clients include:

The American School in London – Frankfurt International School, Germany – Liverpool City Council – 4Generations4Education, Dubai, UAE – Bristol City Council – Early Excellence, London –  First Steps Himalaya, Nepal – Paro College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan –  Early Education, London – Cornwall Learning – Tama Art Museum University, Tokyo – North Somerset Council – International Froebel Society, Germany –  Akasaki Nursery, Tottori, Japan – Central Bedfordshire Council –  South Gloucestershire Council – University of Derby – Graduate School of Education, Bristol University – Southend on Sea Council  –  St John’s Catholic Primary School – Christ Church First School and Key Centre Nursery –  Northfleet Nursery School, Kent – Hanham High School –  Bushy Leaze Children & Families Centre – Hungerford Nursery School – Wallscort Farm Academy – St Georges School, Dunstable – St Werburgh’s Nursery School and Children’s Centre – Curzon Crescent Nursery School and Children’s Centre, London –  St Pauls Nursery School and Children’s Centre – Filton Avenue Nursery School and Children’s Centre –  Chester Park Infant School – Acorns Day Nursery, Kent – Malvern Way Infant and Nursery School, Rickmansworth – Freshford Pre-School – Ashley Down Infant School, Bristol – Gravesham Early Years Strategy Group – Patchway Town Council – Oak House Nursery School, Ross on  Wye – The Grange School – Coniston Primary School – Ashley Down Primary School – Illminster Avenue Specialist Nursery School – King’s Houghton Middle School, Dunstable – Icknield Lower School, Bedfordshire – Patchway Community Collage – Central Bedfordshire Learning Community – Pembury House Children’s Centre – Next Steps, Leicester – Fife Council, Scotland – Childcare First, Glasgow – Bells Farm Primary School, Birmingham – St Mary Redcliffe Primary School, Bristol – Living Spring Montessori, London – Brent Early Years Conference, London – Patchway Community College, Bristol – Bradley Stoke Community College, Bristol – Gravesend Conference – Filton College, Bristol – Central Bedfordshire College, Dunstable-  King Edward School, Bath – Giant Steps Nurseries, Durham – Gateway Alliance, Kent – Short Wood Primary School, Telford – Entrust, Staffordshire Council – Early Excellence , Huddersfield – University of Bristol, Milton Keynes Council – Selly Oak Nursery, Birmingham – Walsall Early Years Conference – Havering Early Years Conference, London – St Matthias Primary School, Tower Hamlets – Staffordshire Early Years Professional Network – Pastures Way Nursery School, Luton – Rochdale Council – Bristol ECHO conference – Edinburgh Froebel Network – The Limes Nursery School and Children’s Centre, Bristol – Nottingham County Council – Peterborough Council – Cornwall Aspire Academy – Brighton and Hove Council – Wallsall Early Years Conference – Reading Council – Doncaster Council – St Mathias Primary, Tower Hamlets