May 2019

Have you entered the Nursery World Awards 2019?

There is still time to enter the 2019 awards, the deadline for entries into the 'Childminding Business of the Year' and 'Childminder of the Year' has been extended to 2 June 2019. Find out more and enter now.


Leading early years organisations launch EYFS survey

A new coalition of early years organisations, including PACEY, has launched a survey to better understand the sector’s opinion of and attitude towards the EYFS ahead of a government consultation later this year.


Education inspection framework: guide to key changes

Read our guide (FREE for members) to the key changes to early years inspections in England, which will come into effect in September 2019.


Wales office telephone number / Rhif ffôn swyddfa Cymru

The telephone number for our Wales office has changed to 02920 351407 and replaces the previous 0845 number / Mae rhif ffôn ein swyddfa yng Nghymru wedi newid i 02920 351407 ac mae'n disodli'r rhif 0845 blaenorol


Launch of the Early Years Education and Childcare Learn Welsh Scheme / Lansiad Cynllun Dysgu Cymraeg Addysg a Gofal Plant y Blynyddoedd Cynnar

PACEY Cymru have been working with The National Centre for Learning Welsh around training and support for early years practitioners / Mae PACEY Cymru wedi bod yn gweithio gyda Chanolfan Genedlaethol Dysgu Cymraeg ynghylch hyfforddiant a chefnogaeth i ymarferwyr blynyddoedd cynnar


PACEY calls for an end to music licences for nurseries

PACEY has written to PPL and PRS for Music to ask them to suspend the requirement for nurseries to purchase an annual music licence in order to play recorded music in their setting.


New inspection framework for England published

Ofsted has finalised the details of the Education Inspection Framework (EIF), which will come into force in September and apply to all schools, colleges, further education institutions, and early years settings in England.


PACEY Cymru needs your support! / Mae angen eich cefnogaeth ar PACEY Cymru!

PACEY Cymru needs childminders in Wales to share their views on the delivery of funded early education (Foundation Phase Nursery provision) through a Welsh Government survey that is currently open.  Gofynnir PACEY Cymru ar warchodwyr plant i rannu eu barn ar gyflwyno addysg gynnar a ariennir (darpariaeth Feithrin y Cyfnod Sylfaen) trwy arolwg Llywodraeth Cymru sydd ar agor ar hyn o bryd.


PACEY joins leading early years organisations to call for more investment

PACEY has joined forces with leading early years organisations to call on the Department for Education to invest in high quality childcare and early education. 


New Curriculum for Wales/Cwricwlwm newydd i Gymru

Welsh Government have published A Guide to Curriculum for Wales 2022.  The new Curriculum for Wales 2022 has been designed for all learners aged 3 to 16.  Cyhoeddwyd Llywodraeth Cymru Canllaw i Gwricwlwm i Gymru 2022.  Mae’r Cwricwlwm newydd i Gymru 2022 wedi ei ei gynllunio ar gyfer pob dysgwr 3 i 16 oed