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Child Observation No 7
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2000), 45 mins

This film will support you in understanding what the difference is between an event and a time sample observation. It will also show you how to use them most effectively in your practice and how to evaluate your observations, in a clear and easy to understand way.

Learning how to do Event or Time Sample observatio...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2000), 45 mins
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Learning through Play: The 3 to 4 Year Old
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2005), 30 mins

The insightful narrative and attentive filming thoroughly explores how, through careful observation of children at play, you can gain a deeper understanding of their interests and how they learn best.

Filmed over a whole year, this documentary follows a 3-year-old boy called Seb, busy playing in a wide variety of...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2005), 30 mins
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Life at Two: Attachments, Key People and Development
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins

Life at Two follows Ava, a typical two year old for a year, both at home and nursery. We have captured all of her highs and lows as she deals with the emotional aspects of change involved in being two. You will also see the importance of good relationships with key attachment figures and how they affect overall de...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
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Toddlers Outdoors: Play, learning & development
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presented by Jan White, fl. 2010; produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2010), 1 hour 6 mins

Toddlers thrive outdoors. They’ve just learned to walk and the outdoors for them is filled with new things to discover every day. Their curiosity about the world around them is endless. From the tiniest stone or the smallest hole to the excitement of a hill or the force of the wind, toddlers need the variety and...

presented by Jan White, fl. 2010; produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2010), 1 hour 6 mins
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The wonder year: First year development & shaping the brain
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produced by Wendy McEvoy, fl. 2004 and Katrina McEvoy, fl. 2003, Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2008), 1 hour 8 mins

You will gain a real insight into how Orson’s interactions with those closest to him really support his learning and development as we expand on what is behind simple, everyday events. Sensitive filming throughout the first year enables you to witness the attachment relationship grow and develop between Orson, h...

produced by Wendy McEvoy, fl. 2004 and Katrina McEvoy, fl. 2003, Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2008), 1 hour 8 mins
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Attachment & Holistic Development: The first year
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2008), 1 hour 37 mins

The development of a secure attachment relationship is a crucial part of early development. Through careful observation of early relationships all other areas of development are observed as well. This film shows baby Orson as he develops through his first twelve months. The sequences show mum, dad, 6 year old son,...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2008), 1 hour 37 mins
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Exploratory Play
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2003), 1 hour 11 mins

This kind of play is commonly called ‘heuristic play’ and is often presented as a treasure basket. By observing these sequences of children at play you will see various examples of developing concentration which in turn indicates the development of each child’s cognitive ability at each stage. This study mak...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2003), 1 hour 11 mins
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Falling Out
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directed by Wendy McEvoy, fl. 2004; produced by Stewart Mackinnon, fl. 1976, Tyneside Child Films and Trade Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 1990), 20 mins

Clashes are very frequent for the under 5′s and adults often find children’s disputes hard to cope with. But sometimes moving in and breaking up conflicts denies children the essential experience of learning how to deal with these situations themselves. By standing back and watching, this documentary film enco...

directed by Wendy McEvoy, fl. 2004; produced by Stewart Mackinnon, fl. 1976, Tyneside Child Films and Trade Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 1990), 20 mins
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Physical Development: The First Year
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2001), 1 hour 1 mins

Watch a complete guide to physical development through the first year. This pictorial guide with it’s myriad of absorbing sequences brings many of the characters to life. Children everywhere seem to pass through the same sequences of development, and although children are all unique, a sound understanding of typ...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2001), 1 hour 1 mins
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Play & Learning at School: Five Year Olds
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produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2012), 1 hour 42 mins

Most people are clear about the importance of play, it is essential for children’s development and features prominently in the EYFS, Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence and in the foundation Phase for Wales. However, there still exists a tension about how it is managed in the classroom in a climate of the att...

produced by Siren Films (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Siren Films, 2012), 1 hour 42 mins
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