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BLOG: Video Doorbells and GDPR

With more and more people increasing the security on their homes and businesses, video doorbells have never been so popular. In this blog we speak to ARAG about what practitioners need to know about installing a video doorbell at their setting and what this means for data protection.

23/05/2022

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BLOG: Early Years Resources outdoor loose parts play launch

PACEY has partnered with Early Years Resources (EYR) to bring you an extended range of over 30 outdoor play products. Designed to be fun and educational the new range is now available through the PACEY shop, we spoke exclusively to the team at EYR about the importance of playing in the great outdoors and how this new range can help.

20/05/2022

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BLOG: Strengthen children's maths skills with National Numeracy Day!

Today is National Numeracy Day, an annual event that aims to talk to children and adults alike about all things numbers and mathematics! Read on to find out all about how you can encourage numeracy skills in your setting and even become a National Numeracy Day Champion!

18/05/2022

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BLOG: Promoting kindness in your setting for National Children's Day UK 2022

In light of National Childrens Day UK 2022 this Sunday and with a theme of 'Choose Kind', we spoke to soem of our PACEY Advisors about how they have promoted kindness in their settings and how you can too!

15/05/2022

Posted by Billy Welsby, Anne Gallagher and Pat Tomlinson, PACEY | with 0 comments

BLOG: Save time and money when adjusting a contract with PACEY's contract addendums

Continuing our Product of the Month blog, this month we take the hassle out of varying contracts with the member-exclusive contract addendums which allow you to quickly make changes to the contracts in your setting.

03/05/2022

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BLOG: Spring activities for the May Bank Holiday

With the May Bank Holiday this weekend you're probably looking for some fun activities top do with the children in your setting. If you're stuck for ideas, we recently asked some of our members what they had been up to recently so why not take inspiration from them and see what you can get up to in the spring weather!

29/04/2022

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BLOG: Button batteries and children's safety

Button batteries are small but can do a lot of damage if children manage to get hold of them. In this blog from the Child Accident Prevention Trust we discuss button battery safety and how you can help make sure your setting is as safe as possible.

25/04/2022

Posted by Katrina Phillips, CEO, Child Accident Prevention Trust | with 0 comments

BLOG: Starting a childminding business? Save money on the PACEY Childminder Essentials Pack

Starting a childminding business is an exciting time and PACEY is here to help you save on costs with this months Product of the Month- The Childminders Essential Pack.

01/04/2022

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BLOG: Diversity, Inclusion and Equality…What this means to me

Children flourish in settings that promote diversity, equality and inclusion and its important to start having conversations with them about individual differences from a young age to best help them socialise and understand the world around them. We spoke to Sue, a PACEY member who has been a childminder for over 20 years about how she promotes diversity in her setting.

23/03/2022

Posted by Sue Smith, childminder and PACEY member | with 0 comments

BLOG: Buckinghamshire Council launch Communication Week to coincide with World Book Day

Next week, Buckinghamshire Council’s Early Years Service will be highlighting the importance of speech, language and communication on the development of children in their youngest years. 

25/02/2022

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