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EYFS Activities - Flying high

From a zip wire to sledging, one setting in Scotland is uniquely adventurous. By Marianne Sargent


Learning & Development: Motivation - At source

What influences learning? Marion Dowling explores how children develop the inner drive to learn things for...


Home Learning - A parent’s guide to… transitions

At this time of year, moving room or setting is particularly common. Penny Tassoni presents some top tips...


EYFS Activities: Communication and language… Story of the week

Frequent repetition of stories can help to develop a child’s vocabulary, explains Rebecca Wilson


EYFS Activities: Birth to two… Swing time

All young children enjoy swings, which is handy because they aid development. By Penny Tassoni


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Careers - My working life… Health and safety manager

Gabriella Jozwiak meets a man who is responsible for everything from procurement and auditing to designing...


Leadership: Part 1 - Pick and mix

In the first of a four-part series, Verity Campbell-Barr and Caroline Leeson consider the leadership...


Sustainability: Part 7 - Laying the foundations

What is the Passive House building method, and why should you care? Kids Love Nature’s Sarah Emerson...


Training Today: Apprenticeships - Time to move forward again

From the new standards to latest developments on GCSEs and funding, we have compiled a roundup of the...

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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.