Anna Smith

Session title

Metacognition in the Early Years

2:45 - 4:00pm

Workshop Overview

In this workshop, Rachael Penny and Anna Smith will talk through how thinking and metacognition is taught at Stanley Park Infants’. Delegates will take part in some practical activities that show how metacognition tools are used to make learning meaningful. They will share examples of how you can support young children in seeing themselves as learners.


Anna is the Deputy Head Teacher and Inclusion Lead at Stanley Park Infants’ school; she has a background in early childhood development and a keen interest in how the learning environment can develop thinking skills.

Anna Smith