Mathematics and the revised Early Years Foundation Stage

7 October 2021

The revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory guidance came into force in September 2021. Changes to the early years educational programmes include a fundamental shift towards children understanding number and numeracy, with less emphasis on shape, space and measure, writes Rebecca Fisk.

Guidance on managing coronavirus issues at work

30 September 2021

The risks from Covid-19 are still very much present in the workplace and it is important to remember that employers have a duty of care towards their employees to protect the health and safety of their workforce. This information is being continually checked and updated.

Oral hygiene in the Early Years Foundation Stage

22 September 2021

Revisions to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework now require childcare settings to do more to promote oral health for children. Rebecca Fisk explores the key role that early years providers play in sharing public health messages with children and parents about their oral health.

Recruitment and Retention in the Early Years

13 September 2021

According to widespread media coverage, research findings and early years umbrella groups, the workforce is in crisis. Rebecca Fisk investigates some challenges within the early years workforce and highlights resources to support a better understanding of issues in recruitment and retention.

How to manage migraines at work

10 September 2021

Laura King evaluates whether migraines can be classed as a disability and assesses workplace adaptions that can be implemented to help migraine sufferers.

Coronavirus in schools and early years settings

8 September 2021

What can schools and early years providers do to keep their pupils and children safe? Martin Hodgson provides comprehensive coverage of all the appropriate guidance on Covid-19.