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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.

How can we make the transition between the EYFS and Year 1 easier?

 

Jessica Gosling, founder of Step to Pre-school, has years of experience teaching in both the early years and primary schools, in the...Read more

No time for a story?

 

Mary Medlicott is a professional storyteller, storytelling trainer and...Read more

Happy staff, happy setting

 

Sonia Mainstone-Cotton, early years nurture and wellbeing...Read more

Celebrating the wonderful world of books!

 

Here's our round up of World Book Day celebrations, including some of the fantastic creative activities Alliance member settings enjoyed on the day, with the classic We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen...Read more

How Outdoor Play Can Be Beneficial for Children with Special Educational Needs

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Emma Homan is an Educational Copywriter for Pentagon Play, who specialise in creating outdoor learning environments for schools and children with special educational needs. In this...Read more

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