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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.


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.


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)....


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.


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


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...


A Unique Child: Health & Nutrition - Just like Clockwork

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


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...


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...


Childcare counsel

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


On your feet

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


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.