Children in Reception have been singled out by Government as a high priority group post lockdown and many will face challenges as they move into Year 1 in September. Collaboration between school staff, local authorities and school professionals will be key to supporting early years children through their transition.
In the final part of her series on education for sustainability, Hilary White explores how socio-emotional development can help all children to develop positive relationships with themselves, others and their environment.
Preparing for your child to start a new school is daunting for a lot of parents, more so this year during lockdown but teachers are still there to support you, says Annette Rawstrone.
Early years settings have a vital role in supporting parents with simple advice and clear guidance on how to support young children while they are at home.
Donna Tandy at the Focus Trust, a charitable multi-academy trust in the North West of England, describes how teachers have been supported during lockdown and how they will emerge stronger than ever to meet the challenges of returning to ‘normality’.
As the Government considers how and when to reopen our schools, Wendy Cobb and Tom Troppe at Canterbury Christchurch University suggest it is time to re-evaluate how formal childcare and home learning sit best together.
Janet King at awarding body CACHE suggests ways in which practitioners can make use of the current time they have available to enhance their continuing professional development.
With the Early Years SENCO Award beginning to enhance the quality of inclusive provision in the PVI sector, it is absolutely vital that government funding continues to support it.
Find out about Bug Club's family of imaginative and independent reading resources which provide a reading solution for your whole school. These resources are currently free to download and use.
As one of the few nurseries in its vicinity to remain open, Funky Owls Nursery in south west London describes how parents are prepared to travel to access its childcare.
Whatever your current situation, this month’s issue of EYE provides a direct, informative connection to what continues to matter most – the learning and well-being of children.