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  • Outdoor - Fine days at Little Foxes

    Children’s fine motor skills are developing speedily at Little Foxes Forest School, an outdoor nursery in Bristol, thanks to the range of activities on offer, Nicole Weinstein discovers

  • The Adult Role, Part 4 - Value judgement

    Organisation of the learning day is key to offering children an appropriate balance between child-led and adult-led learning, explains author and adviser Julie Fisher in the final article in this series...

  • Guide to: Promoting the early years

    What resources and initiatives are out there to help the sector promote itself to potential new and future recruits? Hannah Crown reports

  • Recruitment: Part 4 - Higher purpose

    Funding has been cut and the Government has scrapped plans to boost graduate employment, so how can you attract higher-qualified staff, asks Charlotte Goddard

Latest News & Analysis

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Tops Day Nurseries buys eight settings

The Hadland Care Group, which runs Tops Day Nurseries, has acquired Plymouth-based Noah's Ark Childcare Centres.

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Home deeds stop childminders from working

Childminders could be stopped from running businesses from home on new developments

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Parents oppose 30 hour ‘extras’ charges

Parents are increasingly unwilling to pay additional costs to take up the 30 hours offer, Nursery World has learned.

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Cost of raising a child tops £150,000

Low-income families are struggling to meet the cost of raising a child, faced with the freeze to tax credits and the benefits cap.

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The Big Picture - Garden centre

Stewart and Jeannie Pickering, who set up kidsunlimited, have returned to the early years sector after ten years to partner with the McGoff Group to open a new nursery in Altrincham.


Latest Early Years & Nursery Practice

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Inclusion: Supporting… Samaya

How one Bright Horizons nursery in London helped to settle in a 12-month-old who had just moved to the UK...

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EYFS Activities: Five ways to explore… an old playhouse

From a beach hut to an underwater tableau, Julie Mountain reveals how to transform a disused playhouse into...

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EYFS Activities: We’ve explored… building

The children at one setting got stuck in planning and then building an outdoor play house, hears Annette Rawstrone...

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Outdoor - Fine days at Little Foxes

Children’s fine motor skills are developing speedily at Little Foxes Forest School, an outdoor nursery in...

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The Adult Role, Part 4 - Value judgement

Organisation of the learning day is key to offering children an appropriate balance between child-led and...

 

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Latest Management

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Unpicking Ofsted Reports, part 7: Quality of teaching and learning 2

Pennie Akehurst, a former council head of early years and childcare, finds the common reasons why settings...

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Guide to: Promoting the early years

What resources and initiatives are out there to help the sector promote itself to potential new and future...

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Recruitment: Part 4 - Higher purpose

Funding has been cut and the Government has scrapped plans to boost graduate employment, so how can you...

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On the Grapevine - Network Whispers

Nursery World and NDNA join forces for a behind-the-scenes column, with lunches, pensions and phonics...

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