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Breakfast clubs 'lifeline' for working parents

Many parents would struggle to hold down a job without the support of a school breakfast club, new research reveals.

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Major new review into children's speech and language

Ten years on from a landmark report into children’s speech, language and communication, a follow-up review is to be published.

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Anger over BBC film's slant on child gender dysphoria

Organisations and activists from the transgender community have voiced concerns about a BBC2 documentary on how to approach children with gender dysphoria, which was broadcast last night (12 January)....

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Nursery school secretary jailed for £39,500 theft

A secretary who stole nearly £40,000 from a Birmingham nursery school that was struggling financially has been jailed for eight months.

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Grandparents' charity wins kinship carer funding

National charity Grandparents Plus has been given £25,000 to support more family and friend carers looking after children.


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Home Learning - A parent’s guide to… construction play

This type of play should bring out the designer in both boys and girls, explains Penny Tassoni

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Enabling Environments: Learning Experiences - A world of difference

Giving children a wide range of stimulating experiences has a vital influence on their development, from communication...

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A Unique Child: Health & Nutrition - Just like Clockwork

One nursery has made good nutrition the keystone of all areas of practice, discovers Karen Faux

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EYFS Best Practice - All about… early years assessment

Arguing that much of current assessment misses the point of the early years, Dr Julian Grenier sets out the...

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Enabling Environments: Literacy - Go live!

Discover Children’s Story Centre is immersing visitors in stories. Annette Rawstrone reports

 

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Training Talk - Extra level

A Level 5 diploma set up to bridge the gap between vocational and academic qualifications has helped...

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Childcare counsel

Our resident employment lawyer, Caroline Robins, senior associate solicitor at Eversheds, answers your...

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On your feet

In the wake of last month’s obesity strategy update, Bertram Nursery Group early years manager Ursula...

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Costs: Part 8 – Sustainability - Not costing the earth

‘Going green’ isn’t just a moral decision – it can be a good business move when energy savings are taken...

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  • Is adult furniture child's play?

    14 October 2015

    In parts of Finland, staff working in state-funded nursery settings have been told they must use adult-sized furniture. According to one manager, working in an EYFS nursery in Helsinki, the reason...

  • Sunshine and Skolverket in Stockholm

    05 November 2014

    The final part of the Nursery World early years trip to Finland and Sweden was spent in the lovely city of Stockholm.