Let’s Go Back To Basics

Let’s Go Back To Basics

Over the past few months, we have been traveling around the country visiting settings with our quality improvement inspections. There seems to be a common theme coming across the settings. I have seen the most amazing ‘social media’ activities to impress … what...
Change of Seasons

Change of Seasons

Change of Seasons I love this time of year, the change in temperature, the different colours of the leaves, the colder mornings and the difficult decisions of what to wear, cardigan or jumper, coat or waterproof, bobble hat or umbrella, flip flops or wellies? Even the...
Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready? I played a cruel trick on a dear friend recently. Some may say unkind but it really was unintentional and a joke that initially went too far! Please don’t judge, a decision made on the spur of the moment as I called my friend to ask for some contact...
Suitable Persons

Suitable Persons

Do you have staff in your setting that are from overseas? This is great for learning about different cultures, communities as well as  other countries. BUT please make sure you have covered the right amount of checks before they start with you in your setting. This is...
CULTURAL CAPITAL – Let’s get it right!

CULTURAL CAPITAL – Let’s get it right!

With the new framework a week under way there has been a hive of activity from social media and settings understanding what Cultural Capital true meaning in Early Years is! Do not be scared of these two words! We get worried about new statements from Ofsted but truly...