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Nursery to be replaced by police HQ

An outstanding-graded nursery in Liverpool is closing next month to make way for a new police headquarters.


Nursery in historic building buys freehold to grow business

A Lancashire-based nursery has bought the freehold of its period home with just under £1m in funding as part of expansion plans.


Group to hold a day to celebrate nursery practitioners

The Co-operative Childcare is holding an inaugural National Nursery Practitioner Day on 17 October, and wants other nursery providers to join in the celebrations.


Scotland's baby box to be put on display for future generations

Scotland's baby box will be preserved in history at Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood.


Bright Horizons signs deal with Morgan Stanley to offer workplace childcare

Investment bank Morgan Stanley is offering its employees workplace nursery places at Bright Horizons settings in London and Glasgow.

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Speech & Language: Part 4 - To attention

A guide to attention, listening and understanding skills in children from birth to two. By Anne-Marie Tassoni...


Mathematics - Bring to life

Practitioners must first overcome their own reluctance to approach maths and then encourage children to explore...


Nutrition - Water ways

Children aren’t drinking enough fluid and access to water is reportedly in decline, finds Meredith Jones Russell...


New Siblings - Small wonder?

Becoming an older sibling can be difficult for children to deal with. Rachel Howe explores how practitioners...


EYFS best practice - All about… under-threes’ physical development

Why movement is important for the youngest children and how settings can best provide opportunities to practise...


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Childcare Counsel - bereavement leave

Our resident employment lawyer Caroline Robins, principal associate at Eversheds, answers your questions...


Safeguarding, Part 2: The EYFS - Be curious

How does the EYFS best support children in need of protection, and what happens in practice? Rachel Buckler,...


Face value

How can settings get the best out of Facebook? Meredith Jones-Russell reports


Guide to: Tax-free Childcare Vs Vouchers

As part of a new series of handy guides on management issues, we look at Tax-Free Childcare and compare...

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