Three settings tell Nicole Weinstein how they have been putting the Early Years Pupil Premium to good use
One award-winning school in London strives to be gender-neutral and help children embrace different family make-ups. By Nicole Weinstein
Children benefit from books and characters that reflect the reality of their own lives in terms of factors such as family structure, ethnicity and disability, explains Annette Rawstrone
There are many ways that settings can make autistic children feel comfortable and encourage their engagement, such as understanding the individual child and what interests them, finds Karen Faux
Equipment & Books
Reviews, roundups and advice on how to choose nursery equipment and resources.
Some anniversary reprints of much-loved children's books.
by Margaret McAllister and Holly Sterling (Frances Lincoln)
by Britta Teckentrup (Big Picture Press)
by Mo Farah, Kes Gray and Marta Kissi (Hodder Children's Books, paperback, £6.99)
Children often want their own small corners where they feel safe and secure. How best can settings cater for this need?
A shortage of sand and water for play can cause squabbles. Anne O'Connor advises on creative ways of providing this popular resource.
Anne O'Connor offers advice on creating a baby room that promotes physical activity, fosters exploration and supports rest in surroundings with familiar, special...