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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 …

*Changes to the Website*

May 21, 2019

Have you seen the new EEF page?  It now contains all of the information from The Family Information Service to support you in administering Early Education Funding. The information that …

Additional date for Ofsted Inspection Framework Training

May 20, 2019

Due to the popularity of the  training, ‘The Early Years Ofsted Inspection Framework for September 2019’, a new date has been arranged for 7th August.  Full details are on the …

Launch of new Safeguarding Children Partnership

May 9, 2019

On 1st May 2019 Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group, and West Midlands Police began our new way of working arrangements for working together to safeguard …

Early Years Looked After Children Co-ordinator Core Training

April 3, 2019

Tuesday 14th May at Sans Souci. See flier for more information.

Ofsted Education Inspection Framework 2019 training event

April 3, 2019

This is an opportunity to hear about and reflect on plans for the new Ofsted framework for 2019. To be held on Friday 3rd May at Sans Souci. See the …

Early Years Accredited Level 3 SENCO Award Training

March 11, 2019

Solihull are able to offer training for the NCFE Cache L3 Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinator in Early Years Settings.  This award is being delivered in partnership with NASEN.  For …

Education Inspection Framework 2019

March 6, 2019

Ofsted seeks your views on proposals for changes to the education inspection framework from September 2019. For more information visit the consultation page. Consultation ends on 5th April 2019. There …