Under 5 magazine

Under 5 quoteUnder 5, the official magazine of the Pre-school Learning Alliance, is one of the most trusted and respected sources of information and advice for the early years community.

Distributed directly to subscribers ten times a year, each issue of Under 5 includes: 

  • Latest sector news and policy updates
  • Regular features on EYFS learning and development requirements
  • Learning through play activity ideas
  • Exclusive interviews with key early years political and sector leaders
  • Expert advice and guidance on issues such as safeguarding and inclusion
  • Special discounts on leading commercial sector products and services


Alliance members receive 10 issues of Under 5 annually as part of their membership, and can purchase additional subscriptions to the magazine for £20 a year. Subscriptions for non-members are available at £28.57 per year.

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Under 5 March highlights

What to expect – A mini-guide to your next Ofsted inspection

A breath of fresh air – How one nursery makes the most of its outdoor setting

Happy staff, happy setting – Taking care of your staff to improve your practice



Further information

  • Subscribe to Under 5 magazine
  • Register for a free one-month trial to Under 5 magazine
  • Find out more about becoming an Alliance member (and receive Under 5 free as part of your membership!)
  • Contact the membership team to ensure we have the correct contact details for you, if you have not received your copy of Under 5.
  • Please direct all editorial enquiries to: editor.u5@pre-school.org.uk

Marketing opportunities

Read by more than 60,000 early years practitioners, Under 5 is recognised as a market leader, delivering consistently high-quality editorial on key early years news and developments.

To find out more about advertising opportunities, please contact Jacob Holmes at Fellows Media on 01242 259249 or email jacob.holmes@fellowsmedia.com.

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