Coronavirus COVID-19 Early years news bulletins

Here you can find the latest version of the Education and Early Help Bulletin with a brief outline of what is contained in each bulletin.

Bulletin At a glance
Bulletin 171 - 3 December 2021 (PDF)
  • Covid Update
  • Early years recovery
  • Sustainability & Climate Change draft strategy for education
  • A special offer on our Early Years Inclusion courses
  • Inclusion Funding Overview
  • Early Years Attendance Data
  • Primary and First School applications for children starting September 2022
  • Research
  • Thinking about 'truly inclusive' practice
  • Developing self-efficacy in early years
  • Leading and managing an early years setting
  • Mathematical musings
  • The wonder of woodwork in the early years
  • EIF report on impacts of COVID-19 on children's physical development in the early years
Bulletin 170 - 19 November 2021 (PDF)
  • A Special Offer on our Early Years Inclusion Courses
  • Inclusion Funding Overview
  • FREE Training on Transition – Early Years Practitioner WANTED
  • Action Learning Sets
Bulletin 169 - 12 November 2021 (PDF)
  • Preparing for Inspection for Leaders and Managers Courses Update
  • A Special Offer on our Early Years Inclusion Courses
  • Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead Training
  • Autism Training
  • Early Years Safeguarding Leads Forum (EY DSL Forum)
  • Study of Early Education and Development (SEED)
  • Early Education Use and Child Outcomes up to age 7
  • Early Education and Development: Alternative Quality Scales
  • Inclusion Funding Overview
  • Domestic Abuse Training
  • Using External Trainers
Bulletin 168 - 5 November 2021 (PDF)
  • Training Team Availability
  • Preparing for Inspection for Leaders and Managers
  • A Special Offer on our Early Years Inclusion Courses
  • Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead Training
  • Early Years Safeguarding Leads forum (EY DSL Forum)
  • Early Years Leaders and Managers Forum
  • Autism Training
  • Covid-Related Closures
  • Study of Early Education and Development (SEED)
  • Early Education Use and Child Outcomes up to age 7
  • Early Education and Development: Alternative Quality Scales
  • Early Years Attendance Data
  • Wychavon Communication Champion Training
Bulletin 167 - 22 October 2021 (PDF)
  • Annual Safeguarding Self-Assessment for Early Years Settings and Childminders
  • Inclusion Courses – Buy one get one half price
  • Autism training
  • Early Years Leaders and Managers Forum
  • Early Years Safeguarding Leads Forum (EY DSL Forum)
  • Update to the contingency framework for education and childcare settings
  • Understanding Your Child - Solihull Approach
  • Childminding UK
  • Early Years Career Progression Pathways
  • Advice for staff on pregnancy and COVID vaccination
  • Winter infections resources for schools and nurseries Autumn 2021
Bulletin 166 - 15 October 2021 (PDF)
  • Annual Safeguarding Self-Assessment for Early Years Settings and Childminders
  • Inclusion Courses – Buy one get one half price
  • Paediatric First Aid Course
  • Early Years Leaders and Managers Forum
  • Early Years Safeguarding Leads Forum (EY DSL Forum)
  • Where Nature Meets Story
  • Primary and First School Applications for children starting school in September 2022
  • Consultation on changes to school system in Pershore launched
  • Understanding Your Child - Solihull Approach

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