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Please take a look at our latest news from the early years sector, from events and updates, to industry news and thoughts and blogs from Alison at Orange Caterpillar

Clubhouse Chronicles – Use of Technology in an Early Years Setting

It has become increasingly apparent that young children use technologies in their daily lives and this is something that they…

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Clubhouse Chronicles – Policy and Procedures

Are you on Clubhouse yet? I have been on it since January and I wish there were more Early Years…

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EYFS 2021 – a new requirement to promote the good oral health of children

There are some changes to the safeguarding and welfare requirements in the new EYFS for implementation in September 2021, a…

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Clubhouse Chronicles

I have been on Clubhouse since January, sent an invite by my good friend Amanda Frolich and she was right,…

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In celebration of care – putting the care back in our Early Years career.

These last few months have forced a rethink on many levels. One thing is for sure the traditional ‘care’ element…

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Early Years TV

I have been privileged to talk to Kathy Brodie a few times, I always sign post everyone to this great…

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SchemaPlay – Would you like to be an ‘accredited’ setting?

I have had a long career in Early Years and many varied roles within that. I came to further studies…

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Safer recruitment – selecting people for interview or interviewing virtually

Interviewing for a new role can be stressful experience at the best of times, without the added complication of our…

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