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.
While Gavin Williamson promised to ‘super-charge’ further education, he made no reference to the Government commitment to early years.
With the new academic year in full swing and the pressure back on, this month’s issue is designed to provide solid support for your day-to-day practice and long term professional development.
Environmental sustainability is no longer an area of learning which is distinct from others but is something which early years settings are increasingly embedding as part of their overall practice and management.
The decision by the Old Forge Nursery has had a mixed response on social media, with one person suggesting they were ‘brainwashing’ children.