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Proposed changes to early years fees paid to Ofsted

September 17, 2019  Homepage  

The Department for Education has launched a consultation, which is seeking views on a proposed increase to the application fee and the annual fee paid to Ofsted by childcare providers …


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 …


Free Conference – Pedagogy, curriculum and the art of teaching in early childhood.

June 6, 2019

You are invited to the annual Early Years Conference taking place at the University of Wolverhampton. The 2019 Early Years conference theme will focus on Pedagogy, curriculum and the art …


The Department for Education campaign to raise awareness of 30 hours free childcare

June 5, 2019

The Department for Education (DfE) is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of 30 hours free childcare, with a focus on lower-income families.   Existing data shows that …