Video Library for Early Years Training

Quality training on a tight budget

Providing quality staff training on a tight budget is made easy with our library of high quality video material. Using the Siren video library, you can customise your training to fit with the needs of your setting. Train your whole team, small groups or personalise for individual staff members. Your team will gain a real understanding of how children learn and how to support them most effectively.

New Online Video Clip Library

With 100s of short video clips to search through there's always going to be something that fits your needs. You can search by area of child development, specific theories, areas of play, learning strategies, age or setting and find just what you need to enhance your training and make learning stick. Additional information, prompts and reflection questions provide support and guidance for planning training.

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Child development

Effective learning

Environment & materials

Play

Teaching & Support

Theories & Approaches

"One of the things that I love about Siren Films is their ability to capture the uniqueness of children. In their clips we can see research and theory transferred to the screen. I 100% recommend the Video Clip Library to anyone who delivers qualifications and training, as well as to Early years settings and schools, to enhance practice and change ways of supporting children. "

Laura Henry, International EY consultant, Trainer & Author

Developing Confident Practitioners

The video clips encourage practitioners to reflect on their own practice and are great for generating discussion and thought. With this kind of regular insight your team will be able to support children with a real understanding and confidence about the provision they offer.

The additional information, prompts and reflection questions provide support and guidance for planning training sessions and together with the videos, they make an ideal resource for your in house training.

In house training and staff development

Observation involves stepping back and listening as well as watching. The film process allows us to do this in a very special way. Being able to watch sequences repeatedly enables adults to tune into just what it is children want to know about or need support with.

You can use these products to support in house training & staff development, encourage thought, discussion and reflection, to help your team put new ideas into practice and as support for working with parents.

Visit the DVD shop

Our full film products are available to buy in the DVD shop. You can also buy digital downloads and rent films to watch online. With short term rental prices starting from £5.99 there's an option to suit all budgets.

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"I THINK THE FILMS AND THE COURSE MATERIALS ARE TERRIFIC... high-quality video, expert discussion of the theories and the issues, and downloadable materials is just what many of us have needed for a long time in the early years... There is nothing to rival the naturalistic films which Siren have so lovingly produced, showing children at home and at nursery, enjoying times and enduring struggles, and the power of the clips makes them stand apart.""

Julian Grenier, Head of Sheringham Nursery

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