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EAL Training 24th January POSTPONED

Please note that the EAL Partnership with Parents training, due to take place on 24th January 2018 at Bannerman Road Community School and Children's Centre has been postponed. Details of future training will be published when a new date has been...

A Bristol Childminder’s Research: Autonomy with Food

Millie Colwey has recently completed a research project in her childminding setting as part of her degree in Early Years.  Specifically she examined the promotion of wellbeing during mealtimes and looked at methods for engaging children in the preparation and serving...

NEW Ofsted – Bold Beginnings

Ofsted have recently published 'Bold Beginnings' a report on the Reception Curriculum.  Please click on the link below to download the report. The report has had a significant reaction from both the academic world and professionals working in early years.  These are...

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...

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.”...