Bristol Early Years Teaching School Alliance

An innovative partnership between the City Council and the Early Years Teaching School Alliance

Bristol Early Years Teaching School Alliance

We would like to share the very latest news and information relating to Bristol Early Years on this website. From inspirational case studies, to exciting developments within professional networks, to new legislation that affects your work, we hope this website provides a regular ‘go to’ place…  keeping Bristol’s Early Years professional community informed, inspired and connected.

We look forward to working with you to capture and disseminate the world-class nature of Early Years practice in Bristol. This is your website and we welcome your views, contributions and feedback.

Early Years Covid-19 Recovery

Early Years Covid-19 Information

Latest News and Updates

Home Learning

Out of tricky times can come some amazing opportunities. Families everywhere are at home with their children when usually they would be at school, nursery or with a childminder. This resource is here to offer some support for parents, teachers and practitioners who need ideas and guidance about early learning for children aged 0-5 years. It has been put together by Early Years Specialist Leaders in Education from the Bristol Early Years Teaching School.

 

Early Years Priorities

PROJECT RECEPTION

‘Developing strong leadership and expert teaching in the Reception Year’ . This year long programme led by Bristol’s Early Years Teaching School currently brings together 48 EYFS Leaders working in Bristol primary schools to consider best…

TRANSITION

‘Transition is a time of exciting change and growth for every child. It is a journey, not an event.’ A cross-phase early years and primary working group has been established to produce guidance on effective transition for children and families from…

EARLY READING

A cross-phase working group is being established to consider a  balanced approach to early reading. The promotion of  a reading culture that inspires meaning-making and  a life-long love of reading is at the heart of this development work. The working…

2 YEAR OLD LEADERSHIP

Early Ambitions: Leading and Inspiring Provision for Two Year Olds. Bristol Early Years and the Teaching School are investing a funded CPD opportunity to enrich the lives of 2-year olds in our Early Years Settings. The programme is for 5 full…

FIVE TO THRIVE

Central to the Five to Thrive approach is the set of five key activities: Respond · Cuddle · Relax · Play · Talk. These are our ‘building blocks for a healthy brain’. They are drawn from research into the key processes of attachment and attunement that….

LEVEL 3 SENCo AWARD

Prevention and early identification of children at risk of developing SEND is an ongoing priority. Every school and early years setting has a SENCo and all Early Years practitioners have access to ongoing opportunities for professional development…

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LEARNING CITY

Bristol, a Learning City

Bristol Learning City

BAND

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Bristol Association for Neighbourhood Daycare

BEYTC

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Bristol Early Years Teaching School Alliance

EARLY EDUCATION

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Early Education

ECHO – EARLY CHILDHOOD ORGANISATION

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Echo - Early Childhood Organisation

KCA. TRAINING

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Five to Thrive

BRISTOL MEN IN EARLY YEARS NETWORK

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Echo - Early Childhood Organisation

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

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University of Bristol

NASEN

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Echo - Early Childhood Organisation