EDUCATION

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Mcfly band member and Dad Tom Fletcher talk about getting ready for Big School

Research findings released recently reveal that over a third of parents (39%) haven’t prepared for their child starting at school this September... READ MORE

Top Tips for Preparing for Nursery Graduation

Tell a Fairy

Tale Day

26th February

'There are times in school sport, when children come to learn that slow and steady (as opposed to speed and agility) is what wins the race...' READ MORE

'What sport at school taught me'

August 9, 2019

If I told you there was a type of play that would encourage imagination, creativity, develop problem solving skills, build confidence, improve mental health and enable children to build valuable relationships, I’m sure you’d be all ears; well guess what… positive bored...

March 21, 2019


My name is Aoife and I live in Edinburgh with my husband Keith and our three children. Dillon, 7, Ciara,6, and Hugo 2. When Ciara was born we discovered she has Down Syndrome. It was a huge shock and took time to adjust to but what really happened was our perspective...

February 6, 2019


Storytime is widely acknowledged as an essential part of a child’s daily routine, but new research found that one in seven (14%) miss out on this tradition.

Since last week was National Storytelling Week, it got us all thinking about the importance of storytime, and...

January 23, 2019

Today is National Handwriting Day and to mark the occasion, I have brought together some hints and tips in my Top 5 ways to help improve handwriting. 

Things that are of prime importance in the Early Years can often become neglected as children grow older and curriculum...

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School Diversity Week

2nd - 6th July

This week over 500,000 pupils and teachers are celebrating LGBT+ equality! Help end homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in schools by holding an event to champion LGBT+ equality http://www.justlikeus.org/sdw

Play can teach children a lot about money, and this is more important in the early years than we often give it credit for.

For a child who’s not long out of nappies, they may be some way off knowing what money actually is, but they can certainly begin to grasp some of the habits that will go towards good money management in future.READ MORE

Cashing in!

Toy rotation has been shown to help children's attention span, imagination and creativity

November 15, 2019

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