2016 News

Flu vaccination

Today, Public Health England has launched a major campaign to help children stay well over the winter. The Stay Well This Winter campaign has the biggest flu vaccination programme in England for children. 


New shadow minister for early years confirmed

Tulip Siddiq MP has been appointed Shadow Minister for Early Years Education


Privacy policy update

We have recently updated our Privacy Policy to ensure it continues to reflect good practice.


Plug socket cover safety

Following a recent safety alert by the Department of Health about the dangers of using plug socket covers, it is clear there is lots of conflicting information about how to keep your home and setting safe.


Supporting deaf children

We've teamed up with the National Deaf Children's Society to provide members with more information about supporting deaf children


New National Minimum Wage rules

Increase in National Minimum Wage for under 25s and apprentices in England and Wales.


PACEY members celebrate at Nursery World Awards

PACEY members and staff celebrated their success at the weekend at the prestigious Nursery World Awards ceremony. The awards are designed to reward best practice and recognise and celebrate the achievements of early years professionals. 


CSSIW publishes Annual Report for 15-16

CSSIW has published their Annual Report for 2015-2016. The report contains an insight into the registration, regulation and inspection of childcare and play settings across Wales, as well as some key quotes recognising the work of the sector.


Welsh Government and the 30 hour childcare offer

The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones has set out his government’s five year plan which includes confirmation of the Labour Party's manifesto pledge around a childcare offer.


PACEY responds to early years funding consultation

PACEY has submitted a response to the Government's consultation which proposes a new early years national funding formula.