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5 digital tools for nurseries

5 Digital Tools To Help Nurseries Cope During the Pandemic

Registration forms, daily reports, attendance sheets – there are many things that we’ve all felt would have been more practical to deal with if they were digital. Less printing. Less clutter. Less stress on the environment. Less inconvenience altogether. But … Continue Reading

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tax-free childcare

£1.7billion Underspend on Tax-Free Childcare Could be Reallocated to Early Years

It’s been three years since the Tax-Free Childcare Scheme started. When all eligible parents in the UK should be on board this scheme by now, availing up to £2000 per child (per year) – only one in six parents are … Continue Reading

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How to help preschoolers adapt to the new normal

How to Help Preschoolers Adapt to the New Normal

Social distancing. Regular handwashing. Sanitising. While we, as adults, still find it hard to get used to the new way of life, we can hardly blame the little ones for their occasional missteps. But unfortunately, we are at a point … Continue Reading

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School software for return to school in 2020

How Can Cheqdin Make Return-to-School Easier in 2020

With new social distancing rules, bubbles, staggered pick-ups, altered classroom arrangements and a long list of unknowns, schools have a lot more heaped on their plates as children return to school this autumn. Add to it paperwork and administrative management; … Continue Reading

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Increase occupancy for childcare centre during the pandemic

How to Attract Parents to Your Childcare Centre During the Pandemic

Even as the world slipped into lockdown, ‘childcare’ was among the few sectors that chugged on through the crisis, supporting other frontline workers. However, despite the lockdown easing across the globe, childcare providers are struggling to see occupancy rates bounce … Continue Reading

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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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