Fundamental British Values in the Early Years




  At the recent Learn Explore Debate events (March 2015) we heard a lot of queries about how providers should be interpreting Fundamental British Values…

Frequently Asked Questions – Childminder ratios




  The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework sets the staff:child ratios for all early years providers and childminders. In response to a number…

What to expect, when? A parents’ guide




The purpose of this booklet is to help you as a parent/carer find out more about how your child is learning and developing during their…

Reception baseline: guideline for schools




  The Department for Education is introducing a baseline assessment in reception year, the reception baseline, to improve how they measure primary schools’ progress. From 2016, the…

Strengthening out of school care quality processes to deliver levels of quality to industry standards




  Childcare for school age children – before and after school and during school holidays provides important opportunities for children (4 – 14 years) to…

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