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EYFS Reforms Consultation Response

Given the ongoing concerns around the reforms of the EYFS, I have decided to publish my response to the consultation here – all 16 pages of it. My response includes a mix of comments taken from a reference document published … Continue reading

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Simply Put

It sounds so wonderfully simple doesn’t it? All you have to do to become ‘smarter’ is to know more words. And this ties so perfectly into the learning is memory narrative – memorise more words and hey presto! You are … Continue reading

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0937: Art in Pieces

Arte em Pecas, Paredes de Coura, Portugal A paid for editorial┬áby Lego has been doing the rounds on Twitter today. It was written by Lego’s Marketing Manager, so it was hardly likely to be a critical piece. It had all … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Land

  “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” Saint Augustine In our family we’ll be voting to Remain next Thursday, for entirely selfish reasons. There was never any doubt in our minds … Continue reading

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Loops

One of the lessons I’ve learned from helping to run an early years setting is that feedback works best in loops. In part, this is of necessity when you work with very young children. You have to know what the … Continue reading

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