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With the early years sectors' needs in mind

Raising Early Achievement in Literacy - Making it REAL in Bolton | 2 Day Training and Network Sessions


Making it REAL is an evidence-based approach to improve outcomes for young children based on the original REAL study of Cathy Nutbrown and Peter Hannon at the University of Sheffield. This is a training programme for group providers who deliver the EYFS to funded 3 and 4-year-olds. Find out if you are eligible and express an interest in being part of this training programme.


Information about our Early Years Foundation Stage offer for the early years and childcare sector and our Start Well services for families.


Details regarding a range of funding streams from the Department for Education to enable children to access high quality childcare provisions.


Resources to support the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage for the early years and childcare sector.

Latest news

EYFSP Parent Guide Translations: What to Expect in the EYFS

8 Dec 2023

This parent guide has now been translated into Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Polish and Arabic.

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Foundation Years: Webinar Recorded 29th November 2023

5 Dec 2023

Update on Childcare Expansion, upcoming EYFS changes, findings from the evaluation '2021 EYFS Reforms' and an overview of the child development math module.

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Start Well Course Overview 2023/24

21 Sep 2023

Key training dates for Bolton Early Years Providers in Schools, Daycare, Out of Schools Clubs and Childminders.

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