Learning & development

The Learning & Development theme of the EYFS, including child development, Prime and Specific Areas of Learning and activities. Regular case studies showcase best practice from early years settings.

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Learning & Development: Digital Technology - A tangled web

To prepare young children for life spent increasingly online, parents and early years practitioners need to monitor their web use and lead by example, writes John Bolton

Areas of Learning

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Learning & Development: Digital Technology - A tangled web

To prepare young children for life spent increasingly online, parents and early years practitioners need to monitor their web use and lead by example, writes John...

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Learning & Development Music: Part 8 - Express delivery

In the final part of her series, Linda Pound explores the role of music in Expressive Arts and Design

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EYFS Activities: Five ways to develop… upper-body strength

Julie Mountain provides some tips for helping children develop the muscles in their upper body

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Positive Relationships: Working with Parents - Access for all

A literacy campaign in Birmingham is reaching out to isolated families and improving the skills of parents so they can also help their children’s development, finds...

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Learning & Development: Woodwork - Tooled up!

Woodwork is a highly engaging activity for young children that encourages persistence and self-esteem, writes Pete Moorhouse