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UNICEF: Early Moments Matter for every child

UNICEF has just published a new document, Early Moments Matter for every child. UNICEF’s new global report on early childhood development, shows that the period from conception to the start of school opens a critical and singular window of opportunity to shape the...

NEW COURSE: Managing Challenging Behaviour

A one day course for teachers and practitioners to look closely at the impact of challenging behaviour on the child, the staff and the wider learning community. Who the course is aimed at: Teachers, Managers, Teaching Assistants, Learning Mentors and those with lead...

NEW COURSE: Introducing Woodworking in Early Years Education

This practical workshop will look at ways in which woodworking can be safely introduced in your early years settings. Who the course is aimed at: Early Years Leaders, Managers, Teachers and Practitioners Facilitator/s: Pete Moorhouse, Artist Educator / Researcher,...

Dates for upcoming PFA courses

Here are the dates for forthcoming PFA courses for childminders, assistants and prospective childminders. The course is £90 and it is held  at City Academy on Saturdays from 9am -3pm. Each course has two sessions: 18/11/17 and 25/11/17 3/3/18 and 10/3/18 9/6/18 and...

Bristol Learning City Conference – 6th June 2017

Through the Learning City Partnership we aim to raise attainment and employment outcomes for Bristol residents. Bristol is a vibrant city with an international reputation; for many it is a good place to live and do business. There is a thriving arts scene, two...

Childcare Choices

You can signpost parents to the government’s Childcare Choices which gives parents an overview of options for help with the cost of childcare.”...

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to the new Bristol Early Years website.  This has been designed as a resource and source of inspiration and guidance for the Bristol Early Years professional community.  If you feel we have missed something that would be useful to your early years setting, or...

Bristol Standard survey 2017

We are updating the Bristol Standard Birth to Five framework over the next few months. Please take a little time to complete this survey as we like to take on board your thoughts when reviewing the materials. Download the survey...

Effective Primary Teaching Practice 2016

A report, Effective Primary Teaching Practice 2016, has been commissioned and produced by the Teaching Schools Council, led by Dame Reena Keeble which attempts to explain the group’s view of the most effective practice for mainstream, state-funded primary schools in...

BMIEYN Network Meeting – July 2016

Dr. Jo Warin,  a senior lecturer at Lancaster University, was invited down to talk about her experiences of interviewing and observing Swedish male staff in EY and discuss how the presence of men in EY can be a positive challenge to gender...