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  • L&D: Expressive Arts & Design – Part 2/2 Aspect: Being Imaginative Introduction This is the last blog in our series on the 7 areas of learning & development (L&D). So far we have looked at what the 7 areas of L&D are and have discussed why they are important. We also looked at the three prime areas of learning & development: ‘Personal, Social & […]
  • L&D: Expressive Arts & Design – Part 1/2 Aspect: Exploring and using media and materials Introduction This is our penultimate blog in our series on the 7 areas of learning & development (L&D). So far we have looked at what the 7 areas of L&D are and have discussed why they are important. We also looked at the three prime areas of learning […]
  • Childcare regulations are changing…..again Government proposes changes to the regulation of childcare Introduction Last week the Department for Education published its document ‘Regulation of Childcare – Consultation report and government response’. In this document the DfE draws conclusions from the results of its recent consultation ‘The regulation of Childcare’ and proposes changes to the regulation of childcare based on […]

Latest Member Resources

**EYE factsheet for parents**EYE letter to parents**Sample invoice with EYE hours**EYE Charging policy**Exception from standard ratios form**Risk assessment record - exceptional circumstances change in ratio**Overnight care risk assessment completed example**A practical guide to the Expressive Arts & Design Area of L&D eBook**Zip-bag gloop**Six-monthly progress record**Progress check at age two written summary template with section for COEL**Understanding the World L&D eBook**Bad weather policy**L&D Tracker**2014 Holiday Planner**Transition policy**Jewellery policy**Baby massage policy**A practical guide to Mathematics eBook**Income & Expenditure estimator - up to 26 children**Example - What I've been up to today**Wow moments - why record them**Example - Child's Personal Plan (Lean circle version)**A practical guide to Literacy eBook**Dot-to-dot-style cards**House name tags**Sentence play cards**Child's personal plan - lean circle version**Lean EYFS Circle**Learning & Development crib sheets**Assistant permissions form**Assistant record**Four week meal planner**Emotions cards**Outdoor sounds bingo cards**A practical guide to Physical Development**A practical guide to Communication & Language eBook**Partnership in Childcare Plan**Photo Observation sheets**A practical guide to Personal, Social & Emotional development eBook**What I do when not with my Childminder record**Child's Transition record**Safe in the Sun policy**Nappy changing & intimate care policy**Intimate care record**Parent terminates contract questionnaire**EYFS Observation, Assessment & Planning eBook**Special Star Certificate**Record of Conversation**Supportive Partnership plan**Managing behaviour, positive handling & physical intervention eBook**Positive handling & Physical intervention policy**Our eBook - Undertaking Risk Assessments**Our eBook - Marketing your Childminding Business**Our eBook - An introduction to Adult-led and Child-initiated activities**Completed example of our Progress check at age Two - written summary**Completed example of our Starting Points record**Settling in policy**The whys, whens and hows of recording a child's starting points eBook**An introduction to the Characteristics of effective learning eBook**Completing your Self-evaluation form eBook**Child becomes sick record**eBook "Help - What paperwork do I really need?"**Physical intervention record**Complaints record**Visitor policy**Risk assessment policy**Collection of children policy**Our guide: "What to expect from your next inspection"**Income & Expenditure Estimator instructions**Income & Expenditure Estimator**Ofsted: Evaluation schedule for inspections of registered early years provision - Document**Retainer agreement**Retainer receipt**Fees Policy (with non-payment procedure)**Completed example of our EYFS 2012 Child's Personal Plan for a 10 month old baby**Completed example of our EYFS 2012 Observation, Assessment & Planning record for a 10 month old baby***Completed example of our EYFS 2012 Child's Personal Plan for a 42 month old**Completed example of our EYFS 2012 Observation, Assessment & Planning record for a 42 month old child**Mobile phone & Camera policy**Holiday Planner 2013**Childminder holiday dates form**Childminder changes to holiday dates form**Parent holiday notification slip****EYFS Assessments permission form**Additional permission form (updated)**ICT (internet) policy**My Wow Moment! sheets**What I've been up to this week sheets**Progress check at age two - your ten questions answered guide**Progress check at age two - written summary template**EYFS 2012 Observation, assessment & planning procedure (updated)**EYFS 2012 - A Parents Guide**Achieving my Potential: Self-development plan**Parent's questionnaire**Children's questionnaire**Overnight care Policy**EYFS 2012 Weekly Activity Plan**My EYFS 2012 Learning Journey**EYFS 2012 Observation, Assessment & Planning record**EYFS 2012 Child's Personal Plan**The EYFS 2012 Circle**EYFS 2012 Observation sheets**Updated Safeguarding policy**All about me! sheets**Development Matters in the EYFS (2012)**Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (2012)**Our house rules!**