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  • National Children's Day 2019

    National Children's Day 2019

    National Children's Day UK (NCDUK) is all about the importance of a healthy childhood and how we need to protect the rights and freedoms of children in order to ensure that they can grow into happy, healthy adults. 

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    Easter bank holiday office closure

    The PACEY office and phone lines will be closed from 5pm 18 April and will re-open on 23 April at 9am due to the Easter bank holiday. If you require any assistance please email support@pacey.org.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

  • PACEY’s submission to Ofsted’s inspection consultation

    PACEY’s submission to Ofsted’s inspection consultation

    PACEY has submitted a response to Ofsted’s consultation on the Education Inspection Framework, based on feedback from members.

  • Delivery delay on orders in the PACEY shop

    Delivery delay on orders in the PACEY shop

    Due to our annual stock take there may be a slight delay in receiving orders. We apologise for any inconvenience.

  • New Department for Education (DfE) analysis on 30 hours

    New Department for Education (DfE) analysis on 30 hours

    The Department for Education has published new research on 30 hours using secondary analysis of the Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers 2018.

  • PACEY launches new campaign #notababysitter

    PACEY launches new campaign #notababysitter

    Continuing on from our successful #ChildcareChampions campaign and our nationwide campaign created with the leading childminding associations across the UK, we are pleased to now launch #notababysitter.

  • New analysis of childcare and early years providers’ finances in England

    New analysis of childcare and early years providers’ finances in England

    The Department for Education has published an independent analysis of Early Years providers’ finances in England.

  • Updated statistics on the use of 30 hours released

    Updated statistics on the use of 30 hours released

    Experimental statistics on the use of 30 hours funded childcare in the fifth term of national rollout, from January to March 2019 have been published by Department for Education. The publication includes estimates for the autumn term 2018 and the spring term codes issued and validated for 2019. 

  • New childcare employment programme in Wales

    New childcare employment programme in Wales

    PACEY Cymru is supporting National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) Cymru Childcare Works phase two in Wales.

  • Significant drop in childminders but inspection judgements improve

    Significant drop in childminders but inspection judgements improve

    Ofsted has published its termly statistics on childcare providers and inspections in England covering the period between 31 August 2018 and 31 December 2018. The statistics show another decrease in the number of registered childminders, and an increase in the number of non-domestic providers. A majority of providers (95 per cent) continue to be good or outstanding, an increase of one per cent compared to last year.

  • Fantastic response from the sector for our new project EY Smart

    Fantastic response from the sector for our new project EY Smart

    Since opening applications for our Practitioner Insight Panel (PIP) we have had over 300 professionals responded to our request to join our the panel that will help us scope our new, bite-sized training resource EY Smart by helping to develop and user test the format and content as it is created.

  • Registration officially OPEN for Childcare Expo Manchester

    Registration officially OPEN for Childcare Expo Manchester

    Following on from the tremendous success of the recent London event, Childcare Expo has now set its sights on EventCity in Manchester this Summer. Set to take over the venue for two days from 14 - 15 June, the show promises a bumper line-up of special guests, prominent industry speakers and a range of leading suppliers - and registration for the event is now open!