What is Five to Thrive? Key Messages from neuroscience for early intervention and lifelong learning: The Five to Thrive model is a way of understanding how connected relationships are fundamental to human wellbeing and help us build resilient communities. The Five to...
Immunisations and illnesses - Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Information, advice and resources Open the document here
National Food Strategy - Independent Review Visit the website here
A film to celebrate Bristol being named a Gold Sustainable Food City and asking what changes you want for Bristol’s food by 2030.
Please view our page on reference books about babies here
Bristol Early Years Assessment Guidance July 2021 can be accessed here
The letter also provides resources readily available that may be of help for settings to provide the best support for children’s health and wellbeing and those elements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. The letter can be accessed here
Details of the session can be accessed here
Upcoming courses and information can be accessed here
In the early 1990s, posters began to appear in GP surgeries, libraries and pharmacies across Bristol asking pregnant women to volunteer for a new study. More than 14,500 answered the call. Thirty years later, the Children of the 90s study is the most detailed project...
The impact of Covid-19 on School Starters: Interim briefing 1 Parent and school concerns about children starting school April 2021. The report is available here
East & Central Network Training Overview Term 5 can be accessed here North Network Training Overview Term 5 can be accessed here South Network Training Overview Term 5 can be accessed here Or you can visit the Area Networks CPD page here.
The EYFS Transfer Record 2021 is available to download here. Childminders can complete the Transfer Record to support a child’s transition to Reception. Its best to hand deliver the Transfer Record to the receiving school. Childminders can consult with their Lead...
The Children’s Kitchen Spring into Action Recipes now available to download here!
Bobbi is a wonderful advocate for promoting the wonders of the great outdoors with young children. Having discovered a love for working with children as an actor in children’s theatre, Bobbi decided to study for an MA in Early Years Education ‘I was really interested...
Bristol & Bath ECHO and Early Education joint online CPD . ‘Making Sense of the ‘Reformed’ Early Years Foundation Stage ’ Saturday 8th May 2021 - 10.30 am – 12 noon. The ECHO flyer for the online CPD session in May can be downloaded here.
A research project exploring outdoor provision for 0-2s attending baby rooms in nursery settings. Dr Nicola kemp Canterbury Christ Church University and Dr Jo Josephidou Open University Please view here.
New – Planning for the EYFS ReformsThese pages provide links to key statutory documents and other supporting materials and will be added to as much information becomes available. Please view here.
New! Birth to Three pages on are now live:- The Emotional Environment Physical Development Observation, Assessment and Planning Please view them here.
The latest food clubs list has been released Please open the pdf version here.
As you are all aware, the Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA) was postponed last year due to COVID-19and will now become statutory in autumn 2021. The Standards and Testing Agency published the Assessment Framework which outlines the purpose, format, content and...
The DfE have announced that the EYFSP will not be mandatory this year. No external moderation visits will take place and you will not be required to submit your assessments to the LA. Please see the link and in particular, section 6.2 Early years foundation stage:...
Please find the ECHO flyer for an online CPD session in February with Julie Fisher. The cost and booking details are on the flyer which can be downloaded here.
The EYFS Profile Handbook for 2021 has now been published and can be downloaded here.
The Safeguarding Education Team briefing and Early Years DSL Autumn Network Meeting 2020 documents can be downloaded here in pdf. Safeguarding Education Team briefing Early Years DSL Autumn Network Meeting 2020
Feeding Bristol has released The Children’s Kitchen Winter Recipes. 2000 families will be receiving a printed copy this week through Food Clubs, Families in Focus and Bristol Sport Foundation. Please read the pdf version here.
Research from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Royal Foundation suggests we need to focus more on early years. Please read more here.
ICAN Early Talk Boost Training January + April 2021 Please find information below about the upcoming ICAN Early Talk Boost training, run by Bristol Early Years Speech and Language Therapy Team. We are holding 2 courses; one in January and one in April 2021. ICAN Early...
Watch how Bristol pulled together during the pandemic to feed the city & hear inspirational stories from the people at its heart. Find out more about the city's food:
The STA have today published the 2021 Early Years Foundation Stage Assessment and Reporting Arrangements. To view the document please Click Here