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New nursery group opens with focus on outdoor learning

Children will spend up to 80 per cent of their time outdoors at a new nursery group that has opened its first setting in the East Midlands.


Scotland's council-run nurseries not meeting needs of working parents

A Scottish campaign group has renewed its call for nursery reform after new research shows nine out of ten council settings don’t provide the hours working parents need.


Nursery opens second setting with half a million pound funding

The Lancashire-based Adventures in Learning group has opened its second nursery thanks to a £500,000 funding package from HSBC.


Over half of young children in care not told why they are there

Four- to seven-year-old children who are unaware of why they are in care are more likely to have low well-being, finds new research.


Halfon: Select Committee chair talks skills and 30 hours

Nursery World sat down with Robert Halfon, chair of the Education Select Committee and former apprenticeship and skills minister, to discuss his thoughts on T Levels, vocational training, 30 hours and...


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Learning & Development: Books - Double act

We profile Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award winners John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury, with tributes...


Positive Relationships: Working with Parents - A good start

How Midlothian Sure Start is helping new fathers who require extra support. By Annette Rawstrone


EYFS Activities: Five things to do with… twilight

Have fun outside in the dark early evenings remaining before the clocks go forward, writes Julie Mountain...


A Unique Child: Inclusion - Paws for thought

Animal therapy is becoming increasingly popular in the early years. Ruth Beattie finds out why


Enabling Environments: Collections - In comfort

Getting the right amount of sleep at home and in settings is essential to children’s well-being. Nicole Weinstein...


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Unpicking Ofsted Reports, Part 1: Safeguarding - falling short

In the first of a new series looking at common issues highlighted in Ofsted reports, Pennie Akehurst,...


Managing SEND, Part 5: Parents - Parental advisory

Communicating with the parents of children with SEND can be a thorny issue. Karen Faux gets tips from...


On the Grapevine - Network Whispers

Nursery World and NDNA join forces for a new behind-the-scenes column


Universal Credit: Part 2 - Credit where it’s due

In the second part of this series, David Finch explains how Universal Credit differs from the tax credits...

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