Early Years Resources
Early Years resources
To supplement our training courses we provide a range of tips and resources.
These will help you to develop your Early Years knowledge and skills.
Useful websites and reading
- Nursery World
- Foundation Years
- Early Years Inspection Handbook
- Inspection Safeguarding in Early Years: Education and Skills
- Early Education: Development Matters
- Early Years: Useful Documents
- Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) – Early Years Toolkit
- SEN Teacher: Free Teaching Resources
- Early Years Pupil Premium
- Oxford Owl: Phonics Made Easy
- Fundamental British Values in the Early Years
- Pacey: British Values and the Prevent Duty
- 30 hours free childcare: eligibility codes issued and validated
- Changes to Funding for Three and Four-Year Olds: Government Consultation Response
- Changes to Funding for Three and Four-Year Olds (December 2016)
- Supporting Early Years Providers to run Sustainable Businesses (December 2016)
- Inspecting safeguarding in the Early Years (December 2016)
- The Hundred Review of Reception Practice
- Literacy Counts
- The Communication Trust
- NRICH Maths – EYFS Activities
Early Years articles
A unique opportunity to exchange ideas and discover the latest in arts education.
The revised EYFS framework published on 3 March 2017 will come into force on 3 April 2017.
We are delighted to be working in partnership with Arts Connect and other organisations to host the 2017 Moonbeams Conference.
The new Early Years hub: hands-on courses from just £25, plus lots of free resources to take away.
Before arranging new dates we would love to hear your thoughts about a new Early Years Network.
Moonbeams – developing tomorrow’s leaders in arts and culture for early years. CPD courses available in Birmingham and Stoke.
Ahead of anti-bullying week 2016 Jane Henry, KiVa Trainer for Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent, looks at school bullying in England and across Europe.
Our Specialist Leaders of Education share their latest top tips for the classroom. Tips for computing, SEN, science, Early Years. phonics, English and maths.
The project started at the beginning of the Autumn Term and we caught up with Amy Bell and Linda Jones to find out more and see how it is going so far.
The issue now for many senior leaders is to think carefully about the role additional adults play and how to use teaching assistants effectively.
Andrew Black reminds us of the importance of collaboration and keeping children at the centre of everything. Keep smiling…it’s the best job in the world!
Other Early Years courses
These will help you to develop your Early Years knowledge and skills and are provided by the Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC) based in Birmingham. Enrol for September 2017 Cohort.