Places to play every day (guidance)
Create learning spaces to inspire, challenge and motivate children in the Early Years (3-5 year olds)
Invaluable resources that will help practitioners to effectively organise their Early Years environment so that it invites learning across a range of contexts, indoors and outdoors. Each section provides an overview of an area of provision and includes: the adult's role resource ideas skills to be taught visual examples.
There is an audit supplement to the main guidance. The two publications complement each other as one provides clear guidance and the other enables ongoing self-evaluation to support high quality provision.
Winner of the Education Resource Awards 2019
4 star 2017 Early Years Excellence award winner
Places to Play Every Day, published by Herts for Learning for people working with children in Early Years settings, has been awarded the Early Years Excellence 2017 4-star prize by Teach Early Years magazine.
Winner of the Nursery World Award for the best Staff Resource 2017
Michelle Nicholson explores background to the government’s announcement about the revisions to the Letters and Sounds phonics programme, and considers the implications to schools.Teaching & Learning 20 April 2021
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