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Have your say! Early Years Foundation Stage reforms consultation launch

October 24, 2019

The Department for Education has launched a public consultation seeking views on changes to the statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (EYFS). The goal of the reforms is …

How to apply for a school nursery place from September 2019

October 15, 2019

The process for applying for a school nursery place has changed. Parents will now need to contact their chosen school directly to apply for a school nursery place. There should …

Have you booked your place for the SEND briefing, DSL briefing and Leaders and Managers

October 10, 2019

Three events are coming up to support your professional development. The Special Educational Needs briefing is on Friday 25th October. For further information click here Special Educational Needs Briefing The …

Register FREE for the online Literacies Early Years Summit

August 30, 2019

The summit starts on Monday 28th October. For many practitioners it’s so hard to get access to high quality CPD at a reasonable price. The Early Years Summit has leading …

*Website update*

August 7, 2019

Just to let you know that over the summer we have been updating some of the pages on the website, checking that links still work and hopefully making it easier …

Society-wide mission to boost early literacy and communication

August 1, 2019

New national campaign launched with ideas to support children’s learning at home, or as part of everyday activities like catching the bus or doing the shopping. For more information about …

How safe are our children? 2019

August 1, 2019

An overview of data on child abuse online. The Office for National Statistics have produced a report on statistics relating to the issue of online abuse. “If we are to …

Button Battery safety. Where are yours?

July 2, 2019

CAPT are supporting Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) to raise awareness to parents of the dangers of button batteries.   Further information and downloadable resources can be found here  

Hungry Little Minds – a new three-year campaign

July 2, 2019

Today, 2/7/19, the Department for Education is launching Hungry Little Minds – a new three-year campaign to encourage parents to engage in activities that support their child’s early learning and help …

National Play Day Wednesday 7th August

July 2, 2019

Playday is the national day for play in the UK, traditionally held on the first Wednesday in August. This year Playday will be celebrated on Wednesday 7 August. We are …