A new publication from Ofsted has been released, this document shares good practice in the Early Years - Teaching and play in the early years - a balancing act? This document contains eight practice reports, these reports demonstrate good practice in the early years. This publication will help nurseries to help further their practice and enhance … [Read more...] about Teaching and play in the early years – a balancing act?
EYFS Practice Publications
A new guidance for nurseries from Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has been issued to help protect children from the risk of radicalisation and extremism. There has been recent information shared that the risks of young children being targeted by radical groups is on the rise, therefore it is important to keep children safe from harm. Schools … [Read more...] about A guidance for nurseries on the new legal duties to tackle extremism
The EYFS requires early years settings to complete and share with parents a short document outlining children's development, this document is competed by the child's key person and is a summary of the child's development between 24 and 36 months. This progress checks allows both the key person, parents and professionals to identify the child's … [Read more...] about EYFS progress check at age 2: a know how guide
EYFS Statutory Framework The Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory framework supports employees working in the early years sector. The principles and commitment help deliver quality early years education. As the commitment and principles from the EYFS Statutory Framework are embed into every setting, children receive the same level of Early … [Read more...] about Early Years Foundation Stage publications
Guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25 Available document: SEND Code of Practice 2015 A guide on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) Available Document : SEND Guide for Parents and … [Read more...] about Special Educational Needs and Disability Publications
Is your childcare setting aware of new updated safeguarding documents? As the government is continuously updating Safeguarding documentation and legislation, it is highly important for employees working in the early years sector to be familiar with these changes, this is to ensure children's welfare is paramount. At the end of march 2015 new … [Read more...] about Safeguarding and British Values latest updates
The new SEN Code of Practice came into force in September 2014. It is a statutory guidance for settings and organisation who work with and support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. The main changes from the SEN Code of Practice (2001) have arisen from the Children' Act 2014. These are the following changes The new SEN … [Read more...] about New SEN Code of Practice