Don't miss out on a bargain for all budding artists. Our drawing pad is now half price!
Purchase your comprehensive e-book and access everything you need to know about the EIF.
At PACEY we know you can't put a price on advertising your childcare business.
So, we haven't.
Our Level 2 food safety and hygiene course for early years settings will give you the guidance and confidence you need.
A collection of ideas, inspiration and tools to help new and existing childminders in England and Wales develop a sustainable business
Latest News & Blogs
Whilst the fundamentals of safeguarding have not changed; recognise, respond, refer, record; September brought us some updates and new resources in England that we need to be aware of. This blog talks about these key changes and documents that practitioners should have when it comes to safeguarding.
To help you prepare for how Brexit may Welsh Government are keen for the childcare and early years sector to consider how this may impact on settings. PACEY Cymru have put together some points for you to consider. / Er mwyn eich helpu i baratoi ar gyfer Brexit, mae Llywodraeth Cymru’n awyddus i’r sector gofal plant a’r blynyddoedd cynnar ystyried sut y gall effeithio ar leoliadau. Mae PACEY Cymru wedi nodi rhai pwyntiau i’w hystyried.
Thank you so much if you were one of the thousands of people who responded to the survey, spoke to our researchers, or took part in focus groups.
This Road Safety Week (18-24 November) we’re asking everyone to Step up for Safe Streets in their community, so we can get around in a safe and healthy way every day. Early years educators can get involved by running a Beep Beep! Day with Timmy Time! Find out more from Brake.
The Department for Education has published a summary of the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile results in England in 2019. The EYFS profile (EYFSP) summarises and describes children's attainment at the end of the EYFS, usually in reception.
The subject of burns is riddled with myths which must be busted to avoid risk of worsening an injury. Tigerlily talks about the most common myths out there and gives you the correct information.
SafeTea is a national campaign which aims to reduce hot drink scalds to young children and promote burns first aid. The launch of the intervention will be on 16 October 2019, National Burn Awareness Day. The target audience is parents, grandparents and carers of children under 5 across the UK.
From October, there are two key changes taking place, one to childcare payments and the other to the amount that can be deducted from your payments.
This November, the anti-bullying charity Kidscape is joining forces with Elmer the Patchwork Elephant to encourage early years settings to celebrate Friendship Friday and Anti-Bullying Week. Kat Fuller, the charity’s Parent Support Adviser explains what Friendship Friday is all about and shares some tips for creating a kind, caring community all year around.
The figures being published will show how the extra £14 million the Prime Minister previously promised for schools and high needs for the next three years will be divided up.
The increasing amount of paperwork has become a burden to many within the sector, particularly when it comes to being prepared for an Ofsted inspection. In light of the new EIF, and how digital systems, like Kinderly Together, can support you in delivering the EYFS and benefit the learning and development of the children in your care.
Ofsted held a webinar specifically for childminders on 30 September 2019 about what inspectors will look for under the Education Inspection Framework (EIF) in England. If you missed the webinar you can now view it online.
Check out our spotlight section full of great ideas and links to amazing resources and products:
Support to sustain your business
Essential training if you prepare food in your setting
PACEY's blog is packed with great reads
PACEY is the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years. Formed in 1977, we are a charity dedicated to supporting everyone working in childcare and early years to provide high quality care and early learning for children and families.
We provide training, practical help and expert advice to practitioners working throughout England and Wales. We represent the views and experiences of practitioners and champion their vital role in helping prepare children for a bright future.