August 2016

Children as young as 3 unhappy with their bodies

New research from PACEY reveals anxieties about body image are starting in some children as young as 3.


New EYFS coming soon

The newly updated EYFS Framework will be published this autumn


'Planning for Learning' events in Wales

We would like to invite all members and registered childminders in Wales to free PACEY Cymru training events, supported by Welsh Government funding, on the theme of `Planning for Learning’. Two events will take place on Saturday, 17 September 2016 9.30am – 1pm, one in Colwyn Bay, North Wales and one in Neath , South Wales.


Funding formula - FAQs and illustrative levels

Confused by the funding formula consultation? See our FAQs here.


Consultation on changes to early years funding published

The Department for Education today has published the long-awaited early years national funding formula consultation.


New childcare minister announced

The Department for Education has confirmed the minister with responsibility for childcare and early years.


Top things childcare providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare

The Government has published new guidance for childcare providers in preparation for the introduction of Tax-Free Childcare.