February 2016

Survey reveals baseline assessments are not working

New research shows baseline assessments are not an accurate reflection of child ability and actually disrupt a child’s start to school.

12/02/2016

Ministerial response on planning issues in Wales

The Welsh government's Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty has clarified issues around planning changes.

11/02/2016

Research reveals link between staff wages and Ofsted grading

New report highlights a direct correlation between staff pay in nurseries and pre-schools and Ofsted gradings

10/02/2016

Early Minds Matter - Children’s Mental Health Week

PACEY lends its support to Children's Mental Health Week

09/02/2016

Government announces eight pilot areas for 30 hours free childcare

Childcare Minister announces £13 million has been allocated to eight local authorities, to provide 30 hours free childcare a week for working families.

02/02/2016

Calls for anti-poverty childcare system

New report highlights the role of publicly funded childcare in reducing the effects of poverty.

01/02/2016