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All but seven of Norfolk’s 53 children’s centres could close under proposals put out by the council.

The Government-commissioned evaluation of the first year of the 30 hours programme shows the impact the policy is having on childcare settings, local authorities and parents, revealing significant challenges for many.

In a bid to save its five day nurseries from closure, Salford City Council is proposing schools and other providers take over their running.

School leaders’ union NAHT has warned that without sufficient funding, the SEN code of practice is nothing more than an ‘empty promise’.

School fires in London have risen by more than a third in one year, according to new figures from the London Fire Brigade.

MPs and peers are calling for urgent action after a parliamentary inquiry finds that vulnerable children are missing out on early help and face a postcode lottery of support.

Conservative MPs are increasingly concerned about the survival of maintained nursery schools and the impact for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

As the deadline for paying 15 and 30 hours funding in monthly instalments approaches, Nursery World has looked at whether local authorities have already made the move and if it has been beneficial to providers.

Providers are having to manipulate claims for the funded hours because local authorities’ systems won’t allow for the 30- or 15-hour entitlements to be taken as stretched offers.

The Scottish Government has announced an extra £567 million in funding a year for 1,140 hours childcare.