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Don't miss Nursery Chains Autumn 2015

Our annual Nursery Chains supplement is out now, free with the latest issue of Nursery World.



Interview: Nasso Christou

Former head of Archway Children’s Centre in Islington (previously Girdlestone Under-5s Education Centre)...


Interview: Merle Davis, Director for the Centre of Early Child Development

Ms Davis has been appointed to lead part of Blackpool's Better Start project


Interview: Lucy Peake, Chief executive of Grandparents Plus

Ms Peake was appointed to the role of chief executive last month.

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Provider goodwill is running out

Linda Symons, owner of Kidz Kabin, London, says the 30-hour policy is untenable, and parents should know...


Understanding Loss

Many children in early years settings experience the loss of a parent and they all need support, says...

Latest From The Blog

  • 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.