Pat Brunton & Linda Thornton
alc associates
P.O. Box 1099
GL50 9LX

T: 01242 524254
01242 522388


alc associates provides a range of consultancy services to support good practice for children from birth to three, in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1.

The areas of consultancy offered include:

Learning from the Reggio Approach

  • Long term support with the development of new pedagogical approaches inspired by the Reggio Approach.
  • Training for creative artists working with young children.
  • Advice on the planning and management of projects involving collaboration between artists and early years educators.
  • Awareness raising with NVQ training providers.

Designing environments for learning

  • Design ideas for early childhood environments - new build and refurbishment projects.
  • Creative environments where children's thoughts can be set free.

Strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation

  • Evaluation of early years and family support projects.
  • Mainstreaming of family learning pilot projects.

Developing family learning programmes

  • Designing family learning workshops which facilitate the participation of men.
  • Producing the content for Foundation Stage ICT based  family learning programmes.

Curriculum support material

  • Creative learning environments in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, light, shadow and reflection.
  • Using Geomag to supportm mathematics in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.
  • Using Geomag to support design technology in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.
  • Using Morphun letters and numbers to support phonics and number in Key Stage 1

Please contact us to discuss your requirements.