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Department for Education Coronavirus update 9/3/2020

March 4, 2020

Please select this link for the DfE update issued on 6 March 2020. Department for Education Coronavirus helpline Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday …


Julian Grenier reveals Development Matters plans

February 20, 2020

Julian shed some light on when we should expect to see the new EYFS Development Matters, why this update to the EYFS is needed, and who it will impact. Some …


Maths Champions Programme – Information for Providers

February 6, 2020

Maths Champions is a programme developed by NDNA which aims to improve the maths skills of children in early years settings by training ‘Maths Champions’ within nurseries. For more information …


Latest on Coronavirus – A message from the Director of Children’s Services and Skills updated 26/2/2020

February 5, 2020

26 February 2020 A message from Louise Rees, Director of Children’s Services and Skills Dear colleagues Please find attached a joint letter from Louise Rees, Director of Children’s Services and …


*BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW*

January 22, 2020

Here are some of the CPD opportunities coming up soon.  Book now to secure your place. Celebrating Children’s Progress – Early Years Moderation  Celebrating Children’s Progress Flier Childminder Leaders and …


Ofsted Early Years Education Inspection Framework roadshow events

January 9, 2020

Ofsted will soon be running a series of Education Inspection Framework (EIF) roadshows for Early Years (EY) providers. These events will be held regionally across the country, between February and …


Free event for Early Years Practitioners

January 7, 2020

Early Years Employer Workshop and Networking Solihull College & University Centre are hosting a joint event at Solihull College on Thu 30th January 2020 for Nursery Owners/Managers.  The event is …


Five key tips to promote your setting to parents

December 5, 2019

Nursery World have published an article looking at the importance of good marketing in ensuring that your childcare business is a success.  The have highlighted 5 top tips and also linked …


Norovirus – it’s that time of year!

November 18, 2019

The winter months are traditionally the time when viral outbreaks of diarrhoea and vomiting are most common. Those affected may have diarrhoea or vomiting alone or both diarrhoea and vomiting. …


Together for Twos

November 6, 2019

PACEY (the Professional Association of Childcare and Early Years) have  a Department for Education grant funded project in England Together for Twos, which is providing National and direct local interventions …