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Outstanding nursery's 'inadequate' downgrade over mobile snaps

A previously outstanding nursery has been downgraded to inadequate after staff photographed children on their mobiles and sent the pictures to parents.

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Toxic Childhood author calls for kindergarten until seven

A former head teacher has called for a Nordic-style statutory kindergarten stage, claiming that our youngest schoolchildren are ‘trapped’ by a damaging formality that began with the British Empire.

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30-hour pilot areas unveiled as criticism mounts

Eight local authority areas will pilot the 30-hour free childcare offer for working parents of three- and four-year-olds from September.

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Increase staff flexibility to make ends meet, says DfE

Following the Government’s review of childcare costs, Dr Jo Verrill, managing director of Ceeda, asks if more use of ‘variable staffing models’ is feasible

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The Big Picture - Bite sized

School children will soon be getting up close and personal with shark teeth after Sea Life Centres mailed them out to 20,000 primary schools.


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Learning & Development: Literacy - Write on!

The Ministry of Stories project has a positive impact on children’s creativity through writing, explains Professor...

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Positive Relationships: Working Mum - Sleep over

Why can the nursery get her daughters to have a nap during the day when they refuse to do so at home, asks...

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Grow your own - Spring to action

Mary Llewellin has advice on February tasks for the fruit and vegetable garden

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EYFS Best Practice - All about…British values

Experts and settings reveal how the values are being taught in theory and in practice. By Charlotte Goddard...

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - How I feel

Behaviour is an area of early years learning as important as any other. Annette Rawstrone finds out how some...

 

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Prevent Strategy - Duty bound

What must settings do to comply with the Prevent duty to protect children from extremism? Charlotte Goddard...

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EYFS Best Practice - All about…British values

Experts and settings reveal how the values are being taught in theory and in practice. By Charlotte Goddard...

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Early Years Pupil Premium: Part 5 - Paying lip service

Many settings are spending EYPP money on communication and language schemes. Charlotte Goddard reports...

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HR Update - Working on leave

HR expert Jacqui Mann sets out the rules on working during maternity, adoption or parental leave

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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.