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latest news

Childcare Business Grant Scheme extended until 31/12/14: 13/09/14

The Childcare Business Grants Scheme was introduced to boost the provision of childcare in England and to incentivise entrepreneurship. It encourage… more

Early years foundation stage: assessment and reporting arrangements (ARA): 13/09/14

This statutory guidance describes the statutory assessment and reporting requirements for the early years foundation stage (EYFS). It is for: h… more

Early education and childcare Statutory guidance for local authorities: 13/09/14

This statutory guidance published by the DfE is for local authorities and relates to the provision of early education and childcare. The guidance in… more

Bystanders’ roles and children with special educational needs in bullying situations among preschool-aged children: 13/09/14

This research shows that the origins of bullying lie in early childhood. However, very little is known about the nature of bullying in preschool gro… more


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upcoming events

Deadline for the submission of the GLF Monitoring Form

Event date : 22 Sep 2014

The setting will still need to complete this form even if they are no longer eligible for the EYP/… more

EYT Network Meeting (East) Autumn Term 2014

Event date : 09 Oct 2014

CLARC Wimborne … more

EYT Network Meeting (West) Autumn Term 2014

Event date : 10 Oct 2014

Dorford Centre Dorchester … more




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