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Sand Tray Inspiration…

Posted on June 9, 2018 | By Alistair Bryce-Clegg |

I have been in Leicester City all of this week finishing a year long project looking at  effective EYFS practice and its impact on progress and attainment. It has been great to see some of the amazing things that the...

#Insta Early Years!

Posted on May 19, 2018 | By Alistair Bryce-Clegg |

This week I have been writing a blog post for The Foundation Stage Forum about theory and practice and the role that the internet and social media play in both supporting and hindering us in our quest to get it right. The...

Transition into Key Stage One – A Blog and a Webinar…

Posted on May 12, 2018 | By Alistair Bryce-Clegg |

I have got a 'Transition into Key Stage One' Webinar coming up at 8pm on 23rd May, you are all welcome to join me... (all details here).  As this is the time of year that lots of Reception and Year...

The Curiosity Approach – Guest Blog

Posted on April 21, 2018 | By Alistair Bryce-Clegg |

Many of you will have discovered the work of The Curiosity Approach though their Facebook page. This week Stephanie, one of the founders, has written me a guest blog post to explain a little bit more about their ethos.... The...

What do you get if you cross and egg with a laminating pouch?

Posted on March 24, 2018 | By Alistair Bryce-Clegg |

This is an Understanding the World activity that I guarantee you and your children will LOVE! All you need is some laminating pouches, an iron, an ironing board, some A4 paper and a few random objects. Now, most of you...

Conferences - New dates added

Excellence in Early Years



  • 17th January 2019 - Southampton
  • 24th January 2019 - York
  • 31st January 2019 - Milton Keynes
  • 28th February 2019 - Tunbridge Wells
  • 21st March 2019 - Birmingham
  • 2nd May 2019 - Taunton
  • 9th May 2019 - Sheffield
  • 16th May 2019 - Durham
  • 13th June 2019 - Colchester
  • 20th June 2019 - London (etc.venues, Victoria)
  • 27th June 2019 - Manchester (The Studio, Manchester)

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Effective Outdoor Play in Early Years


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