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Early years settings will receive an average of £4.88 to deliver the Government’s pledge of 30-hours of free childcare for three-and four-year-olds.
Parents will need to work 16 hours a week to be eligible for 30 hours of free childcare from 2017, the Chancellor has confirmed.
A rainbow-winged ‘shird’ - a cross between a sheep and a bird - drawing was among the winners of childcare insurer Morton Michel’s annual art competition - this year to design a bird....
Former head of Archway Children’s Centre in Islington (previously Girdlestone Under-5s Education Centre)...
Ms Davis has been appointed to lead part of Blackpool's Better Start project
Ms Peake was appointed to the role of chief executive last month.
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...
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.