2015 News

Lucy Powell confirmed as Shadow Education Secretary

PACEY would like to congratulate Lucy on her appointment as Shadow Education Secretary in Labour’s new shadow cabinet.


Ofsted first early years newsletter highlights search for exceptional leaders and FSA registration update

Ofsted has published its first newsletter written specifically to provide inspectors and stakeholders with information and guidance about Ofsted's inspection work in the early years sector.


New report links belonging to professional association or network with high quality care

A new report by 4Children and Birkbeck, University of London links belonging to professional association or network with high quality care.


Summer-born children 'to get the right to start school later'

Nick Gibb has signalled the government's intention to give summer-born children the right to start school in reception at the age of 5.


PACEY responds to National Association of Head Teachers warning on nursery places in schools

PACEY has responded to the National Association of Head Teachers report today: An Early Years Place for All. 


PACEY Cymru takes findings from Welsh Business Assessment Questionnaire to Welsh Government

PACEY Cymru will be taking forward issues raised through the Welsh Business Assessment Questionnaire with the Welsh Government over the coming weeks.


Funded PACEY Cymru 'Play and Development in the Early Years' Wales Conference 2015

Funded by Welsh Government, PACEY Cymru's Annual Conference 2015 will be held in Llandrindod Wells on 3rd October 2015


PACEY submits response on Ofsted for education select committee

PACEY has submitted its response to the Education Select Committee on the work of Ofsted.


Latest from PACEY's blog: August 2015

Discover what we're talking about over on the blog - including early years language development, transitions to school, SEND, the great outdoors and fun music activities. 


Changes in Ofsted’s early education directorate

Ofsted's Director of Early Education has announced that he will be moving on to concentrate solely on his role as Regional Director, North East, Yorkshire and Humber.