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Ofsted announces EYFS requirements and interim visits

Ofsted Announces Plans to Reinstate Learning and Development Requirements

Early years providers will be expected to revive their focus on EYFS learning and development requirements from the 29th of September. Ofsted temporarily suspended the requirements in mid-April to allow childcare providers time to cope with the challenges brought about … Continue Reading

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nursery management software

The Easiest Way to Automate Your Nursery Admin

COVID has shaken up the way childcare businesses operate. As new regulations and responsibilities add on stress and daily workload, automating repetitive admin can go a long way in making day-to-day jobs easier for the entire team. With the release … Continue Reading

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After School Club Booking Software

Top 5 Features of a Great After School Booking Software

From patchy systems to manage daily bookings, club management solutions have evolved into a class of their own. Until a decade ago, when activity clubs and after school clubs were a forgotten segment with limited choices, the only option for … Continue Reading

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How to Create an Online Student Registration System in 4 Simple Steps

If you have been contemplating a move away from traditional paper-based enrolment, there’s never been a better time to take the leap.  With COVID changing the way we all work, remotely-accessible, paperless administration solutions have moved up from being a … Continue Reading

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Socially distanced activities for preschoolers

Socially Distanced Activities for Preschoolers

Keeping bubbly preschoolers entertained in an early years setting is no easy task when you have social distancing to consider. With many of the children’s familiar soft toys and messy-play stations no longer in play, it can be a whole … Continue Reading

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Guide to re-opening childcare settings in the UK | Covid-19

Reopening Childcare Settings in the UK : A Quick Guide

It is nothing short of overwhelming to get started at short-notice and operate in conditions none of us ever anticipated. With limited guidance and a lot of unknowns ahead, the best way forward is to take cues from other centres … Continue Reading

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Covid-19 Guidelines for UK Schools and Childcare Providers

COVID-19 Guidelines for Childcare Providers and Schools

This page will provide a rolling update of the UK’s latest COVID-19 guidelines and information for childcare providers and schools. We’ll update this page regularly as new announcements come in from the Government and the childcare sector. Here is what … Continue Reading

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Managing hay fever in pre-schoolers

Managing Hay Fever in Preschoolers

Probably many of us already know, allergies are one the most common chronic health conditions, which usually occurs when our body recognizes a harmless substance as a threat. Allergies are common in both adults and children. Hay fever or allergic … Continue Reading

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ProTip#4: A Quick Solution to Update Registration Forms

For all the times you’ve had to struggle chasing parents to update registration forms, here’s an easy fix to get the process done like clockwork. This specific functionality’s been one of the top requirements on the online registration wish list … Continue Reading

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Infection Control Measures for Nurseries and After School Clubs

Ways to Regulate the Spread of Infections in Childcare Centres

The coronavirus caught us all unaware. Right when the entire world had big plans and resolutions laid out for the year ahead, it crept in quietly from behind and turned our lives upside down. But the resilient lot that we … Continue Reading

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