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Jan Dubiel on Building a meaningful curriculum for every child

May 7, 2020

Jan Dubiel has been integral to EYFS and EYFSP development for many years. Listen to his views on EYFS curriculum and personalising it for children and the real world here.

HMRC- Beware of scammers

May 1, 2020

If you receive an email, text or call claiming to be from HMRC that asks you to click on a link or give information such as your name, credit card …

Early Years Foundation Stage: coronavirus disapplication

April 27, 2020

To support early years providers who remain open to vulnerable children and children of critical workers during the coronavirus outbreak, the Government has temporarily disapplied and modified certain elements of …

Help us to learn how families are coping with COVID-19

April 21, 2020

A team of academics from the Universities of Oxford, Southampton and Reading have published a survey aiming to understand how families with pre-school children are coping with the challenges of COVID-19. …

Letter to early years and childcare providers in England 25/3/2020

March 25, 2020

Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families has written to all providers. Please select this link to download the letter. Please select this link for the letter to …

Coronavirus (COVID-19): early years and childcare closures published 24 March 2020

March 24, 2020

This guidance covers Ofsted-registered childcare providers for children of all ages, including childminders, nurseries and wraparound childcare and clubs (before- and after- school and holiday care). This guidance does not …

Latest Coronavirus updates 21/3/2020 from DfE

March 21, 2020

21 March 2020 update All previous news items can be found here Additional resources are here

Key Worker list announced plus latest news

March 20, 2020

Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision Ofsted: coronavirus (COVID-19) rolling update and information for parents and carers Additional resources are here

All training cancelled with immediate effect

March 16, 2020

Solihull Council has regretfully taken the decision to postpone its training programme with immediate effect until after the May half-term. This is a precautionary measure and will be reviewed as …

SEND Strategy Review invitation

March 9, 2020

Following on from the SEND board workshop on 16 January 2020 and the parent/carer workshop on 25 February 2020, there will be four further workshop groups running in March 2020. …