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Photography is more than a visual art form and can unlock conversations with children, explains Pete Moorhouse, who also offers some practical advice

How a network in a deprived area of London is helping to raise standards. By Dr Julian Grenier

Whether or not the term ‘gifted and talented’ is appropriate for the early years, all young children need to be able to find and explore their fascinations, explains Caroline Vollans

Our approach to reading can make a real difference to how under-threes engage, says Charlotte Goddard

The work of Carol Dweck tells us that encouraging a particular way of thinking - that talent and intelligence are not 'fixed' - can make all the difference to how children learn. Jan Dubiel explains.

Requiring only simple materials, block play nevertheless gives children the power to bring imaginary worlds to life. Michael Follett suggests handing over creative control.

Setting children on the path to a healthy life should start with supporting their well-being and capitalise on their instincts, imagination and freedom to choose. By Pat Gordon-Smith

Superhero play has inspired the creation of a film at one London school. Meredith Jones Russell hears about the creative process.

Enabling children to experience joy can help support learning and reduce stress and anxiety.Linda Pound offers some insight into the steps practitioners can take to embrace this approachPhotographs at Lincolnshire Montessori, Guzelian; Clovercourt, Justin Thomas; and Mains Farm, North News.

To create a communication rich environment for their charges, Norland Nursery staff studied their own communication patterns. By Clare Crowther