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Early Education and Childcare Consultation

The DfE have today announced a consultation on Early Education and Childcare which can be found at: http://www.education.gov.uk/consultations/index.cfm?action=consultationDetails&consultationId=1782&external=no&menu=1 Two of the key proposals are to increase the flexibility of the free early education entitlement and to extend the offer to … Continue reading

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Families in the Foundation Years

The Department for Education (DfE) and the Department of Health (DoH) have published a collection of information and resources that set out the Government’s vision for the foundation years. The foundation years are critically important for children and their families, … Continue reading

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Have your say about the revised EYFS

The Department for Education (DfE) is seeking responses from practitioners and parents about the revised EYFS as set out in Dame Clare Tickell’s review. If you would like to voice your opinions, you can read the review document and respond online, … Continue reading

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Draft ‘core purpose’ for Sure Start Children’s Centres published – have your say

A discussion document on the core purpose of Sure Start Children’s Centres has been developed by the Department for Education with co-production partners in local authorities, children’s centres and the wider early years sector. The Dfe is inviting you to … Continue reading

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Securing the future for Sure Start Children’s Centres

A decision has been made to secure the future of children’s centres in Hampshire Following a three month public consultation, revised proposals on changes to how Hampshire’s children’s centres are managed were agreed by the Executive Lead Member for Children’s Services, Councillor Roy … Continue reading

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Big Bug Hunt – Spring 2011

The hunt is on!  The Big Bug Hunt is a fun and exciting fundraising event tailored to the abilities and interests of pre-school children.  By taking part, you’ll be joining hundreds of other playgroups and nurseries in helping to protect children … Continue reading

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Big Toddle, Big Fun!

Join the Barnardo’s Big Toddle 2011! The biggest, brightest and best fundraising event for under fives. Continue reading

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Free sports equipment for under fives

Do you need sports equipment for your under fives pre-school, nursery or children’s centre? If so, consider the Haven Fun & Fitness campaign. The free sports giveaway is run through the website (www.havenfunfitness.com) and thousands of children are already benefiting … Continue reading

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