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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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