November 2014

Ofsted propose removal of childminder statistics

In a currently open consultation (closing on 28 November), Ofsted have included proposals to stop reporting on independent childminder trends in their regular statistical releases, following the introduction of childminder agencies in September this year


PACEY partners with the Be Real campaign

We partner with Be Real, a national movement campaigning to change attitudes to body image.


Lib Dems early years pledge

Minister David Laws announces plans for early years professionals


Continued improvement in the early years

Ofsted's latest statistics show more than 4 in 5 settings now Good or Outstanding


Minister gives evidence to Affordable Childcare Committee

Sam Gyimah MP gives evidence to the House of Lords Affordable Childcare Committee


Wales Infection Prevention and Control Guidance

New guidance for childcarers in Wales


Sam Gyimah open letter

An open-letter outlines reforms making it easier for schools to offer nursery provision, including places for two-year-olds.


Integrated two-year review announced

Local authorities will seek to integrate their health and childcare reviews for two-year-olds from September 2015


Ofsted changes to inspection

Take PACEY's survey on Ofsted's proposals to change inspections


EYFS Profile characteristics

DfE analysis of profile results according to pupil characteristics