Nursery World Business Summit 2015

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This week, the NurseryBook team joined the exhibitors, delegates and presenters at the annual Nursery World Business Summit. From the hugely varied agenda to the fantastic delegate turn-out, the summit buzzed from the moment it opened until the last round of applause. The political and social landscape First up was Sam Gyimah MP, who was billed to update progress on …

Making effective use of the Early Years Pupil Premium: my blog from the EYE event today

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This week, I am bringing you a personal blog from the EYE and Practical Pre-School Early Years Pupil Premium conference in Birmingham. I am Amy Reyniers, Director of Comms for NurseryBook, mummy to Rafferty aged 19 months (who attends a nursery in SW London) and a bump due in January, and have been privileged enough to attend this event on …

The NurseryBook parents’ guide to EYPP – what you should know!

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At NurseryBook HQ, we are committed to tackling one thorny early years issue a month. In September, that topic is the Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP). The media and early years practitioners, from nursery managers to child-minders, have been debating the issue for months now, but what does it really mean and how might it impact your child’s setting? Well, …

NurseryBook launches free EYPP tool to help early years childcare practitioners access important funding

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Press release NurseryBook is delighted to launch its free Early Years Pupil Premium help tool. This simple online tool, available now on NurseryBook’s website (nurserybook.co/eypp) to all early years childcare providers, helps identify children eligible for the EYPP and quickly gather all necessary information to apply to their Local Authority for this important funding. NurseryBook CEO, Richard Barrell, comments, “All …

Under pressure to get it right: the early years pupil premium

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Schools are providing “£43.5bn of unfunded welfare support to children from low income families”, according to an NAHT survey released today. Meanwhile, the only certain about next week’s General Election remains that the impact of inevitable, deeper education cuts on the country’s most vulnerable children will be grave. Nick Clegg has described the pupil premium as the “most important lever” …