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Welcome to the Alliance blog, where you’ll find expert advice, best practice tips and ideas, thoughtful opinion pieces and successful case studies. For everyone who is passionate about the importance of Early Years.

Ten things to consider when planning an outdoor play area

 

 

This is a sponsored guest blog from our friends at Kompan Schools, sharing their top tips when planning a new or updated outside...Read more

Inspirational early years practitioners - the Alliance Outstanding Member Awards Special Commendations 2018

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In 2018 we launched the Alliance's Outstanding Member Awards. The response was overwhelming and attracted an incredible calibre of nominations. As a result, the judging panel felt it necessary to create a new Special...Read more

How to be sun safe

Sunny weather is great for getting children outdoors, but it’s important to keep children safe from sunburn. Here’s how you can keep everyone protected, while still having fun.Read more

Make a Splash in the Early Years - 5 easy water play ideas

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Summer is here and the weather's hotting up, so now is the perfect time to share some tips and inspiration for making the most of water play in your setting during the lovely warmer weather. In this guest post, ...Read more

Myth vs fact: Data protection

 

Rebecca Reilly-Cooper, senior policy officer at the Information Commissioner’s Office, clears up some common data protection myths in this piece, which originally featured in the Alliance's membership magazine...Read more

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