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Projects to support disadvantaged children’s early learning win funding of £18m

Projects aimed at boosting home learning and improving training for professionals working with children with SEND, are among those that have been allocated a share of £18m in DfE funding.

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Budget failings to cost nursery sector nearly half a billion pounds

The cost to private and voluntary nurseries of last month’s budget is £437m according to an analysis by the National Day Nurseries Association.

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Call for national early intervention strategy

MPs are calling for a new national early intervention strategy to tackle childhood adversity and trauma, and are calling on the Government to hold the long-delayed consultation on children's centres.

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Education Secretary questioned in Parliament over our 30 hours investigation

A leading MP has called for the Government to better evaluate the impact of its policies after our investigation found that the 30 hours offer is penalising disadvantaged children.

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European nursery chain LPCR buys Head Start group

Les Petits Chaperons Rouges, which owns Kiddi Caru, has acquired the Head Start Day Nursery group of four settings.


Latest Early Years & Nursery Practice

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EYFS Activities: Sharing books… Where Bear?

Penny Tassoni has ideas for sharing Where Bear? by Sophy Henn

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EYFS Best Practice in schools - Set to work?

Grouping by ability is growing in popularity despite evidence showing that it can have a range of negative...

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Non-Verbal Communication - On message?

How adults communicate non-verbally with children aged three to five has a profound effect on self-esteem...

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Inclusion - Supporting… Jaipreet

How one nursery in the West Midlands helped a Punjabi-speaking girl become a confident talker in English before...

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EYFS Activities: Five ways to explore… sticks

Autumn’s abundance of fallen sticks could be the start of a stick love affair in your setting! By Julie Mountain...

 

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Nursery Chains: League Tables - Changing times

Although the top of the table remains the same, this year’s top 25 ranking reveals evidence elsewhere...

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Nursery Chains: Nursery Chains 1998-2018 - Chains at 20

How have the UK’s biggest nursery groups – and the early years sector as a whole – changed over the past...

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Nursery Chains: Award Winners - Pots of gold

David Wright, co-owner of 2018 Nursery Group of the Year winner Paint Pots, tells Annette Rawstrone about...

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Nursery Chains: Mental Health and Well-Being - All in the mind

With a quarter of the workforce considering leaving the profession due to stress, Karen Faux talks to...

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