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Early Education appoints new honorary patrons to champion right to education

Sue Learner, News Editor (19-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Early Education, a charity which campaigns for the right of all children to education of the highest quality, has appointed eight new honorary patrons. The patrons who will be known as vice presidents of..... read full article

Academics to explore how pre-school children use apps to learn and play

Sue Learner, News Editor (18-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Academics from Sheffield and Edinburgh are to carry out a study looking at which kind of apps for tablets promote play and creativity. University researchers will collaborate with the BBC children’s television..... read full article

Police drop sex abuse investigation into Wiltshire nursery

Sue Learner, News Editor (17-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Police have announced they are not bringing any charges against two people, after a five month investigation into child abuse at a nursery in Wiltshire. Little Angels Nursery in Calne was closed by Ofsted..... read full article

Government promises review of first aid training in nurseries after Millie Thompson’s death

Sue Learner, News Editor (16-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

The Government has pledged to produce guidance on paediatric first aid training in nurseries and also hold a national review on mandatory training, after MPs debated the issue at Westminster Hall. The debate..... read full article

Profile: 'We have never turned away a child with special educational needs,' says Kiddi Caru SENCO

Nina Hathway, News Editor (16-Dec-14) article from 'Profiles' section

The role of a special needs coordinator is extremely demanding. Not only are Special Educational Co-ordinators (SENCOs) instrumental in helping spot young children with special educational needs, but they also have to support both..... read full article

Co-operative Childcare nurseries to host group open day in January 2015

Julia Corbett, News Editor (15-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Each of the 46 Co-operative Childcare nurseries will be opening their doors in January to welcome prospective parents to come and view their facilities. On Saturday 17 January from 9am, childcare staff and nursery managers will..... read full article

Over a hundred Montessori early years students graduate

Sue Learner, News Editor (15-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Montessori Centre International held its 2014 Graduation Ceremony and MEAB School Accreditation Awards last week, where 130 students received awards from Lesley Joffick, founder of the London Montessori Centre. Montessori..... read full article

New research highlights discrimination against kinship carers and grandparents

Richard Howard, News Editor (11-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Kinship carers, according to researchers behind a Grandparents Plus report, experience a disturbing level of stigma and discrimination, while being placed at risk of poverty due to a lack of entitlement. The first report of its..... read full article

Students invited for tea with Mayor after taking action to safeguard young child

Richard Howard, News Editor (09-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Four Coventry teenagers have been recognised by the city’s Lord Mayor after rescuing a toddler they found alone and distressed in the street. Sixth form students at Barrs Hill School, Maria Radacanu, Asha Allo, Urji Mustefa and..... read full article

Chancellor criticised for failing to help families in the Autumn Statement

Sue Learner, News Editor (04-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Chancellor George Osborne has been criticised by children’s charities for not doing more to help working families with childcare costs in the Autumn Statement. Both 4Children and the National Children’s..... read full article

Santa impersonators do not stop children believing Father Christmas is real

Sue Learner, News Editor (03-Dec-14) article from 'News' section

Young children can spot an imposter Santa, realising it is someone dressed up, and will still believe there is a real Father Christmas, according to a new study. The research carried out by Winchester University..... read full article

Earn your children a writer's ticket to literacy and learning

Richard Howard, News Editor (03-Dec-14) article from 'Features' section

This autumn has seen all three leading political parties sign-up to a new ‘Vision for Literacy’, acknowledging that a growing literacy gap within the UK population is becoming an ever more pressing issue. The..... read full article

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Childcare Expo London 2015

Date: Friday 06 Mar 2015 – Saturday 07 Mar 2015   Location: Olympia, London
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Parent Champion Awards 2015

Date: Friday 16 Jan 2015   Location: TBC
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Livingston Nursery Baby Group

Date: Friday 08 Aug 2014 – Friday 07 Aug 2015
Organiser: Livingston Nursery   Contact: 0800 085 4074   more details   website

Making bats at Norden Road

Date: Saturday 01 Nov 2014 – Monday 04 Nov 2024
Organiser: Positive Steps Children's Day Nursery Ltd   more details

Stay and Play Sessions

Date: Friday 07 Nov 2014 – Friday 30 Jan 2015
Organiser: kidsunlimited Day Nursery - Wandsworth   Contact: 0845 365 2929   more details   website

Preschool class of 2014 reunion

Date: Sunday 30 Nov 2014 – Saturday 30 Nov 2024
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Come and meet Santa in his grotto.

Date: Monday 22 Dec 2014 – Tuesday 23 Dec 2014
Organiser: Clapham Village Nursery   Contact: 0800 085 4074   more details   website

Pyjama Day

Date: Tuesday 23 Dec 2014
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