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Minister Sam Gyimah’s open letter to the early years sector: 27/03/15

  March 2015 Dear Colleague, As we approach the end of this Parliament, it’s a good t… more

Extension to the Children’s Strategic Partnership: 27/03/15

The Children’s Partnership, led by 4Children and NCB, has been extended by another year with further funding from the DfE. 4Children, through … more

Integrated Review at age two to two-and-a-half: 27/03/15

From September 2015, local authorities, health visiting services and early years providers will be expected to bring together health and early educa… more

First aid training to be made compulsory for new nursery recruits: 27/03/15

New nursery and pre-school staff will be legally required to undertake paediatric first aid for the first time, thanks to new government proposals u… more


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The Integrated Review

Guidance for practitioners. … more

Early Years Report

A report by the all party parliamentary group on a fit and healthy childhood. … more


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upcoming events

Deadline for submission of annual safeguarding self-audit

Event date : 31 Mar 2015

Revised submission date. … more

CPD Online bookings change to Nexus

Event date : 15 Apr 2015


Nursery 2 Primary Show Bournemouth

Event date : 24 Apr 2015

24th to 25th April, BIC, Bournemouth … more




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