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1 Jun

New Top Tips for speech, language and communication development

Top Tips for June Our monthly top tips have been updated on key areas of speech, language and communication development, ready to be displayed on noticeboards and shared with staff.

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28 May

Updates to the Ofsted inspection handbooks and guidance to Inspecting Safeguarding in the Early Years

Ofsted has made changes to the Early Year’s inspection handbook and the School inspection handbook, which will come into use from September 2019 with the new Education Inspection Framework.

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10 May

Bolton Music Service

Bolton Music Service organises regular network meetings for Early Years providers which are aimed at developing the musical confidence, skills and understanding of early years practitioners and teachers. The latest Early Years Music Network meeting is on Monday 13th May at Eagley Infant Primary School starting at 3.45pm. It is free of charge. Please see […]

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24 Apr

Launch of EY Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

The long-awaited Level 3 apprenticeship standard for the early years sector is ready for launch after five years of development and testing.

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24 Apr

Support National Children’s Day UK – Sunday 12th May 2019

Happy and healthy children create happy and healthy societies. National Children’s Day UK (NCDUK) is all about the importance of a healthy childhood and how we need to protect the rights and freedoms of children in order to ensure that they can grow into happy, healthy adults.

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23 Apr

Understanding the links between language and mental health

Speech, language and communication are vital skills that are linked with many different areas including children and young people’s mental health.

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15 Apr

Measles cases across Greater Manchester and Bolton

Measles cases across Bolton and Greater Manchester; message from the Community Infection Prevention & Control Team.

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15 Apr

PACEY Launches New Campaign #notababysitter

PACEY the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years have launched a new campaign that aims to tackle one of the key myths that childminders face, that they are ‘just babysitters’.

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15 Mar

Communication Champion Briefing – March 2019

It was lovely to see so many of you at the last Communication Champion Briefing event and hear about the innovative ways you are utilising our ‘5 Golden Rules’ z cards and ‘Top Tips’ of the month resources. Don’t forget you can collect the ‘5 Golden Rules’ z cards from your local Start Well Centre […]

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1 Mar

Keeping children safe online

Guidance: Safeguarding children and protecting professionals in early years settings: online safety considerations for managers Publication date: 4 February 2019

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