PACEY's blog - food for thought

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

Posted by Billy Welsby, Marketing Executive, PACEY | with 0 comments

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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BLOG: Storytelling and the EYFS

Reading to children and letting them be around books is one of the best ways to help them develop skills such as language and communication. Anne, one of our PACEY Advisors and a registered childminder for over 20 years, discusses everything fellow practitioners may need from the EYFS in relation to storytelling in their setting.

22/02/2022

Posted by Anne Gallagher, PACEY advisor and registered childminder | with 0 comments

BLOG: Feel more confident about inspections for just 99p!

This month we are offering the 'Education Inspection Framework and You' downloadable guide for just 99p!

09/02/2022

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BLOG: Pregnancy and Childminding series

As childcare practitioners you’re used to being around children every day but what happens when you find out that you’re expecting a baby of your own? In the first of a three part series, we spoke to Kimberley, a registered childminder, PACEY member, and soon to be mum of four!

02/02/2022

Posted by Kimberley Forteath, registered childminder and PACEY member | with 0 comments