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Outdoor Learning in the EYFS

Unlocking the Power of Outdoor Learning in the EYFS: Practical Tips for Early Years Teachers What better way to ignite children’s curiosity, stimulate their senses, and nurture their love for learning than by unlocking the power of outdoor learning in the EYFS? I want to delve into some of the benefits of outdoor learning and … Read more

How should I enhance provision in my Early Years setting?

What is continuous provision in the early years? Provision is usually talked about in terms of Continuous Provision and Enhanced Provision.  Here’s a quick summary of the differences between the two. Continuous provision Continuous provision is made up of the resources and activities that are available to the children all the time; this also includes … Read more

EYFS Assessment

Three things to consider when assessing Communication and Language in the Early Years Assessment in the Early Years has undergone somewhat of a transformation over the past few years and excessive assessment documentation for the sake of a certain *cough cough* official bodies are no longer (though arguably never was) advised within early years settings … Read more

Progress and play in EYFS

Ask any Early Years practitioner, what is the one thing keeps them turning up to the classroom each day?  They will tell you – the children.  It’s no secret that seeing the children happy, thriving and making progress is the motivation that keeps us going, even when, often, it feels we are in an uphill … Read more

Managing behavioural expectations in the early years at Christmas

Tinsel, nativities and just a little too much glitter: Christmas time the early years can be the best – and worst – of times. I’m here to give you some practical support in managing behavioural expectations in the Early Years (and any other classroom!) at Christmas! If you have been in the game for a … Read more