AGES & STAGES
April 24, 2017
It is widely accepted that 62-95% of young offenders have significant communication difficulties.
Why is this relevant to those of us working in Early Years?
Well, we know that children who enter school with language difficulties are at risk of literacy difficulties (Sno...
March 27, 2017
I have a story about a penguin that I have been wanting to share but just needed the right moment and a suitable platform, so here it is...
My son H, then aged 8, was enjoying his class topic on Antarctica. This topic had captured H's imagination and he had so much to...
January 9, 2017
“When I get on the floor you all come over!”
This is an actual quote I overheard during a visit to an early years setting.
Why did this make me feel so uncomfortable?
It wasn’t just that the Practitioner seemed frustrated and annoyed by being joined by a small group of ch...
Dyslexia … what does it feel like in everyday life?
May 11, 2019
Traditions old and new: Family meal time’s do they still exist?
March 5, 2019
‘Making connections’ … Why smile and say hello?
June 27, 2018
‘I’m standing here and yet you’re talking to my mum about me!’
November 30, 2017
Coloured spaghetti in my hair and bean juice on my specs... Well, there’s a first time for everything!
October 1, 2017
September 12, 2017
We All Have a Context!
The children of today will be making the choices of tomorrow!
March 21, 2017
Parenting with a side order of guilt
February 7, 2017
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