Bring your own questions and hear from experts in education and parenting on making the best choices for your child.Choices in education start very early, not just in settings but in what children are encouraged and capable of doing at just 2 or 3 years old. Anne-Marie brings a wealth of experience as a leading Early Years practitioner on the benefits of starting young; whilst Emily will be sharing the concerns and questions she gets asked on early education dilemmas.


anne marie giffts walkerAnne-Marie Giffts-Walker became Head of Early Years at Hendon Preparatory School in September 2017. She has worked as an Early Years Educator with children and families for the past 20 years in a range of professional roles.

Passionate about the benefits of outdoor learning, promoting well-being, social and emotional development for children aged 0 – 5, Anne-Marie understands the value of supporting parents to navigate the early years.


Emily TurnerEmily Turner is one of the founding Editors of angels & urchins. She started life in children’s book publishing before qualifying as a solicitor. She left the world of law on the arrival of her daughter and has been with a&u ever since.

She writes on a range of topics including travel, what’s on and education. She has four children who have all gone to different schools so, when it comes to finding the right school for the right child, she has certainly practised what she preached!

  Saturday 24 April 2021 10:00-17:00
Sunday 25 April 2021 10:30-16:30

  Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London, SW8 4NW