Analysis by the School Cuts coalition shows cuts averaging £382 per pupil for primary schools in the most deprived intakes, compared with £125 a year in the least deprived intakes.
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While Busy Bees and Co-op Childcare celebrate the work of their early years practitioners, a study in the US finds that educators are suffering from poor work-related physical and mental well-being.
Jo Bullock, manager at Bright Horizons Great Cornard Day Nursery, flags up the ‘different feel’ of its recent inspection and describes it as the best so far.
The show was the first of its kind when it aired in 2017 and has been commended for improving conversations between parents and children.
All three and four-year-olds and eligible two-year-olds are entitled to 600 hours of funded early learning and childcare, but this is due to expand to 1,140 hours a year from August 2020.
The wage will increase to £10.50 and be available to those aged 21 and over, according to plans outlined by the chancellor.