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What to expect, when

The parents’ guide to their child’s learning in the EYFS has been updated. Use it to explain to parents what you do

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Three answers to childminder questions about GDPR

Question: When I stop being a registered childminder but I still retain some data on children for insurances purposes, then do I have to continue to pay the £42 a year ICO annual fee as a data controller? Answer: Yes you do if you continue to keep the data in any...

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Pilot of Revised Early Learning Goals

25 schools in England will take part in a pilot of the revised Early Learning Goals. The Education Endowment Foundation, National Centre for Social Research and Action for Children will be delivering an independent evaluation of the pilot from September to July 2019....

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Reception Baseline Assessment

On 11th April 2018, the Department for Education confirmed that the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has been chosen as the supplier to design and deliver the new reception baseline assessment ( RBA). It will be an activity-based assessment of...

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Baseline Assessment : Why it doesn’t add up

This report presents the view that early years education is at risk. Not just from spending cuts and staff shortages, but from policies which will change how teachers teach and children’s opportunities to learn.  The report argues that these policies are...

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Beyond the Exam Factory

More Than A Score is a broad coalition established by the largest teachers' union the NUT (now part of the NEU), parents' organisations, academic researchers, and specialist associations for school subjects, primary schools and early education. This publication arose...

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