April 2015

Quality over quantity open letter

PACEY signs open letter urging childcare policies to focus on quality over quantity


Abandon baseline testing

PACEY has joined with other early years organisations and experts to express our opposition to the planned introduction of baseline assessments in reception.


National Children's Day 2015

The second National Children’s Day UK (NCDUK2015) is on Sunday 17th May and here at PACEY we’re supporting the campaign that highlights the importance of play.


PACEY reaction to party manifestos

We are now just a few weeks away from polling day for the 2015 General Election, and all of the main parties have now published their manifestos, with clear pledges on childcare in all of them.


Helping families be school ready

Many families will today be finding out whether their child has got their first choice of primary school.


Related children funding

The Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) will once again be raising the issue of free entitlement funding for children related to childminders with the next government, following recent confusion on the issue in Lancashire.


Safeguarding and British values update

Don’t miss the latest policy and government updates you need to be aware of as a childcare practitioner. We’ve rounded up the latest changes you need to know.