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Spotlight on…Nathan Archer

Winner of the annual Rutland Prize for Early Childhood Education


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.


Nursery World Awards 2016 - All the best

We’re looking for the top early years organisations, people, initiatives and resources for the Nursery World Awards 2016, now open for entries


Nursery group to offer parents flexibility to book childcare in 15-minute slots

At its newest setting Tops Day Nurseries will let parents book only the childcare they need to within a quarter of an hour,to save them money.


Change in charity's structure drives nursery expansion

One of the largest voluntary childcare providers in Cornwall is celebrating gaining new CIO status in its 25th birthday year.


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Early Years in School: Communication & Language - Speaking parts

Role play that provides opportunities for talking and thinking helps to develop children’s communication and...


Early Years in School: Creativity - ‘I want to be a worm’

What can we learn from a remote island school – and four-year-old Angus? Lots, explains head teacher Stephen...


Early Years in School: Inclusion - Without limits

Learning without limits in the early years relies on creating opportunity for all. By Dame Alison Peacock...


Early Years in School: Continuous Provision - Space out

It is important to provide a range of resources that children can access and use independently in the Reception...


A Unique Child: Inclusion - At a loss

Large numbers of infants are being taken into care due to the repeat pregnancies of their vulnerable mothers....


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Multi-Agency Working: Part One - Crossing barriers

Sharing information between different agencies has always been problematic. In this series, Hannah Crown...


Sustainability: Part one - How to become sustainable

In the first of a series on sustainable ideas for your setting, Sarah Emerson, head of education at Kids...


My Best course - Learning to play and stand back

A course teaching adults how to play has helped Kumba Bangura enable her nursery children to be more...


Tip top

Ten professionals offer fresh inspiration for the new year - everything from erupting volcanoes to settling-in...

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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.