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  • Latest edition of Nursery Management: out now

    Don't miss Nursery Management, just published with the 18 September issue of Nursery World, and including exclusive analysis of parents winning and losing from the 30 hours.

  • Learning & Development: Music: Part 1 - Tuned in

    Music is important in its own right in promoting young children’s cognitive development, well-being and enjoyment, says Linda Pound in the first of a series about how music can support early learning

  • Positive Relationships: Behaviour - In the moment

    Dealing with conflict is an important life skill, so practitioners must weigh up when to step in and provide a solution – and when to let the children sort it out for themselves, explains Nicola Watson...

  • EYFS Best Practice in Schools - Clear cut?

    With school budgets getting close to breaking point, head teachers are resorting to desperate measures to keep their schools and nursery classes afloat. Nicole Weinstein reports

Latest News & Analysis

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Labour promises £500m to reverse Sure Start cuts

A Labour Government would bring in a ring-fenced grant of £500m a year for children’s centres and offer universal early education for two-to four-year-olds.

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Last few days of early bird rate for NW's Business Summit

Don't delay - book your place at our annual event before the early bird rate ends on 29 September.

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Children in Wales to receive early help with mental health

Primary school children will receive emotional and mental health support as part of a new initiative announced by the Welsh Government.

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Nursery World Awards 2017: the results (and photos) are in

On a glittering evening at The Brewery, London, Dandelion Education was crowned Nursery of the Year, one of many worthy winners.

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Most teachers pay for school resources themselves

More than nine in ten school staff are paying for items including stationery, books and even paper towels out of their own pockets, a survey suggests.


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Latest Early Years & Nursery Practice

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A Unique Child: Nutrition - Pack it in?

As packed lunches look set to become more common, Dr Patricia Lucas assesses their quality and launches a...

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EYFS Best Practice in Schools - Clear cut?

With school budgets getting close to breaking point, head teachers are resorting to desperate measures to...

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EYFS Activities - Five things to do with… a blank canvas

How to plan a new use for an outdoor space. By Julie Mountain

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EYFS Activities: Essential experiences... nature

What are the best ways to encourage children’s inherent interest in nature? Penny Tassoni offers some tips...

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Learning & Development: Music: Part 1 - Tuned in

Music is important in its own right in promoting young children’s cognitive development, well-being and enjoyment,...

 

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Latest Management

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Nursery Management: 30 Hours: Exclusive - A golden ticket?

We know the 30 hours represents a significant saving for some parents, but is this the case for all?...

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Nursery Management: 30 Hours - Do you agree?

The conditions governing delivery of the 30 hours are being set out in local agreements up and down the...

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Nursery Management: Staff - Guide them in

A well-structured staff induction programme goes a long way to helping retain employees and brings huge...

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Nursery Management: Policies - ‘Run, hide, tell’

In the wake of the recent spate of terrorist attacks in London and Manchester, some settings are revising...

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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.