This is our latest news. Check back here for all PACEY announcements, news and views, as well as PACEY reaction to government announcements concerning the childcare sector. We'll also share reports and findings from regulatory bodies and our various partner organisations.

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Early Minds Matter - Children’s Mental Health Week

PACEY lends its support to Children's Mental Health Week


Government announces eight pilot areas for 30 hours free childcare

Childcare Minister announces £13 million has been allocated to eight local authorities, to provide 30 hours free childcare a week for working families.


Calls for anti-poverty childcare system

New report highlights the role of publicly funded childcare in reducing the effects of poverty.


Reminder to register with the Information Commissioner's Office

Are you registered with the Information Commissioner's Officer (ICO)?


PACEY Local volunteers' day

What do you get when a group of passionate PACEY Local facilitators get together? A whole lot of inspiration, networking and knowledge sharing.


Help shape the future of PACEY

We want your help in shaping the future of PACEY. Fill in our short survey and enter our prize draw to win shopping vouchers.


Early Years Pupil Premium: project dissemination events

Early Education hosts events as part of their DfE funded project, giving an insight into the learnings around the use of EYPP. 


CSSIW confirm position on planning in Wales

Childminders in Wales have received communication from CSSIW confirming their position regarding applications from childminders to vary their conditions of registration from April 2016 to include the care of over 8s.


Messy play, Forest Schools, bespoke products and PACEY at the ChildcareExpo!

The FREE show that brings the early years community together is back at Olympia London this March on the 4th & 5th


Minister visits PACEY project in Cambridgeshire

Childcare Minister Sam Gyimah visits Millfield Primary School in Littleport, to meet children and see first-hand the positive effects of PACEY's Starting School Together project.