PACEY's blog - food for thought

Understanding Behaviour – a personalised approach to supporting the child

Achievement for All discuss the understanding behaviour in the EYFS and asking the question - Why is it that some children pick this up easily and others struggle?

07/08/2018

Posted by Maureen Hunt, Achieving Early Lead, Achievement for All | with 0 comments

Are you Sepsis aware?

Since Melissa's son William died in December 2014 of sepsis, she has been campaigning tirelessly to raise awareness and stop any more preventable deaths. Understand more about sepsis, and what you as a practitioner should be looking out for. 

02/08/2018

Posted by Melissa Mead, Sepsis Trust | with 0 comments

PACEY Policy – July

Welcome to PACEY’s regular policy update, which provides a summary of the latest policy developments in England and Wales concerning childcare and early years, and how we are representing your views to key decision makers.

19/07/2018

Posted by Susanna Kalitowski and Claire Protheroe, PACEY | with 0 comments

Home from home: supporting multiple needs in a childminding setting

Four-year-old Emmanuelle has multiple needs including speech and learning delay. PACEY childminder Jennifer Fishpool from Cumbria explains just how much Emmanuelle has progressed in the time that she has been attending her setting – and how much the other children have benefited too.

13/07/2018

Posted by PACEY | with 1 comments

Sun can be fun!

With the current heatwave the country is experiencing, we have noticed on countless early years forums, comments asking for ideas on activities to provide and opportunities within the environment that will support the children in this weather. We ask ourselves why does this sudden rise in temperature cause practitioners such levels of concern?

28/06/2018

Posted by Chloe Webster & Bridgit Brown, Pebbles Childcare | with 0 comments

Is your childcare setting meningitis aware?

Meningitis Now are passionate that everyone should know about the signs and symptoms of the disease and act fast should they suspect meningitis and increase awareness in practitioners and parents. They have recently developed the world’s first Meningitis Aware Recognition Mark (MARM) for the sector, to help them recognise the disease and take the appropriate action.

27/06/2018

Posted by Kelly Archer, Projects Co-ordinator, Meningitis Now | with 0 comments

PACEY policy - June

Welcome to PACEY’s regular policy update, which provides a summary of the latest policy developments in England and Wales concerning childcare and early years, and how we are representing your views to key decision makers.

21/06/2018

Posted by Susanna Kalitowski and Claire Protheroe, PACEY | with 0 comments

Get yourself on the map

In a time when parents need childcare and when some childminders find it hard to fill vacancies, it came as a surprise to find that marrying the two was not as easy as it should have been. PACEY President Penny Tassoni, gives top tips that childcare providers can use to make their settings more visible to searching parents.

15/06/2018

Posted by Penny Tassoni, Childcare Expert and PACEY President | with 0 comments

Time for a new mood

My Mood Stars are 8 plush stars depicting different emotions, a perfect resource for PSED, Communication and Understanding The World. Not only are they great props for story sacks, creating endless story but they encourage understanding and empathy. Get 20% discount off with code 'PACEY' - available for a limited time only!

12/06/2018

Posted by Wendy White | with 2 comments

This Summer, join the Barnardo's Big Toddle

Barnardo’s Big Toddle is calling for nurseries, childminders, early years groups and families to put their best foot forward and take part in this year’s Big Toddle week from 18th – 24th June 2018. Join the biggest sponsored walk for under 5s! It’s fun, educational and can help transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children. Lots of little feet can make a big difference.  

04/06/2018

Posted by Vivi Ascencio, Barnardos | with 0 comments

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