2015 News

Changes to the Registration of Childcare Provision in Wales Consultation

Welsh Government has launched a consultation entitled ‘Changes to the Registration of Childcare Provision in Wales’.

18/03/2015

Minister meets the members

Childcare Minister Sam Gyimah visited PACEY childminders in Portsmouth to discuss childcare

06/03/2015

House of Lords Committee response

The House of Lords Committee on Affordable Childcare has published its recommendations today.

24/02/2015

Ofsted listens to PACEY members and retains childminder statistics

PACEY and its members have played a pivotal role in responding to Ofsted's consultation.

24/02/2015

Above inflation rise in childcare costs

The Family and Childcare Trust’s annual childcare costs report shows that once again, the cost of childcare has increased above inflation.

19/02/2015

PACEY wants parents' views

We've launched a parents' survey, asking about their childcare choices, their views on the quality of childcare, and the financial support they receive.

13/02/2015

PACEY launches its largest ever survey

PACEY has today launched its most comprehensive ever survey for working childcare professionals in England.

10/02/2015

Why it's time to rethink baseline tests for 4-year-olds

From September next year, the Government is planning to introduce “baseline assessments” for all children which will take place within weeks of children first joining primary school. PACEY is against the introduction of these baseline assessments and has added its voice to a growing number of early years organisations and education experts to protest about these tests.

06/02/2015

Wales Business Assessment

Having good practice in place is key to running a successful business.

02/02/2015

I CAN's Chatterbox Challenge resources

Discover free downloadable resources on communication for I CAN's Chatterbox Challenge.

02/02/2015

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