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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Inclusion - Going strong

How one setting in south London is supporting children who have mental health and well-being issues. By Annette Rawstrone

Inclusive Practice

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Managing Equality and Diversity, Part 5: Race and Ethnicity - On identity

How can early years settings help stop children being disadvantaged by racial bias? By Gabriella Jozwiak

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Training Talk - Soundabout

How the charity’s music course is helping children with special needs’ development. By Gabriella Jozwiak

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Sensory Processing, Part 4: In touch

How the tactile sense develops in young children, and its purpose in relation to physical and emotional health. By Anne O’Connor and Dr Kath Dickinson

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Child Development: Intersex - Born and raised

Children born intersex or with differences of sex development are an often misunderstood subject. Caroline Vollans explores the issue and reveals how settings can...


Latest health & Nutrition

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Health & Well-Being - Universal problem?

How are the financial difficulties facing some families affecting early years settings, and what are they doing to help, asks Meredith Jones Russell

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Health & Well-Being: Grow Your Own… Chives

CHIVES are grown for their pungent-smelling but mild-tasting leaves which can be chopped finely and mixed into a salad. They also have edible pink flowers that can...

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Staff - Good to talk

Mental health in the early years has been pushed up the agenda. One nursery group is now paying for regular counselling for its staff. Meredith Jones Russell reports...