A Unique Child

All aspects of the EYFS theme A Unique Child, covering inclusion, child health, nutrition, safeguarding in the EYFS and other topics.

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Non-Verbal Communication - Self expression

Practitioners must understand how two-year-olds communicate through behaviour, and the important part played by adult role-modelling, explains Charlotte Goddard

Inclusive Practice

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Speech & Language: part 9 - Quiet times

Anne-Marie Tassoni and Penny Tassoni explain what can be done to help children with English as an additional language

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Mentoring - Teens and toddlers

A programme that sees teenagers mentor nursery children is having positive effects for both sides. By Annette Rawstrone

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Managing Equality and Diversity: Part 1 - Equal measures

Gabriella Jozwiak introduces the first part of a new series on managing inclusion, with a look at what the term means in context, and a guide to the legal requirements...

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SEND - Firm focus for childminders

Caring for a child with SEND needn’t be daunting. Maureen Hunt offers childminders advice on how to meet a child’s needs and raise aspirations


Latest health & Nutrition

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Health Allergies - Come clean

It has become popular to blame ‘excessive hygiene’ for increases in the number of children with allergies, but the truth is quite different, finds Meredith Jones-Russell...

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EYFS Best Practice in Schools: Chewing it over

Amid concerns that the quality of school meals is falling, charity programmes and initiatives at some schools are beacons of excellent provision, finds Charlotte...

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Guide to: Childhood Obesity Strategy

Following criticism of its obesity strategy, the Government added a second chapter earlier this year setting out new aims and commitments. Meredith Jones Russell...