Monthly Archives: February 2011

All children should be able to get free nursery education

There was an announcement  yesterday that the government has decided to bow to pressure and review the Early Years Free Entitlement Code of Practice. This sets out the rules and guidance for the 15 hours free nursery education which children … Continue reading

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There is NOT enough money in the system, Sarah

Yesterday, in Nursery World magazine, Sarah Teather wrote this: She said “We have ensured there is enough money in the system through the new Early Intervention Grant (EIG) to retain the network of children’s centres” This  article “Early Intervention Grant … Continue reading

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Cuts to EAL services will hit struggling children & schools hard

I heard a month or so ago that our local service for children who have English as an Additional Language (EMAS) was being cut. Here  is their website which gives you a flavour of what they do. The funding for … Continue reading

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