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APRIL 2022 Outdoors key 4: How to support

children and staff’s movement between indoors and out Health and nutrition: What can

be done to mitigate the negative effects of the pandemic on children’s physical development All about...assessment within the

revised EYFS, by Di Chilvers How to make the transition to

in the moment planning Business: New series begins with

a guide to financial management

POSTER The second in our series of A2 posters spotlights people who help us in an emergency

in this issue NEWS 6 analysis

New research reveals the extent of the financial fallout settings have faced due to the pandemic 8 news round-up

All you need to know in brief 11 noticeboard

Community catch-up

OPINION 12 to the point

Michael Pettavel argues for urgent investment in children’s services while Professors Brett Smith and Charlie Foster explain the need for children with disabilities to exercise 13 people

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s Peter Matejic on childhood poverty 50 over to you

Your letters and social media posts

PRACTICE 14 keys to the outdoors

Why it is important to let children choose when they want to be outside 16 building a curriculum

Place children at the heart of learning 20 essential resources

Ideas to support transporting schemes 28 health and nutrition

Giving dads emotional support 30 good practice

Should behaviour charts be scrapped? 32 all about

Down’s Syndrome 35 special report

Managing healthy food on a budget 40 Nursery World Show 2022

Your sneak preview

ACTIVITIES 22 Sustainable education

Introducing the topic of trees and their preservation 23 SEND

Strategies to help calm over-stimulated children 24 project

How children and families explored hair types and styles together 26 outdoor calendar

As Spring approaches it’s time to start planting

44 anti-racist leadership

Liz Pemberton explains why the language we use is important 46 manager’s problem page

How to defend your nursery’s policies

CLASSIFIED 47 services 48 appointments

MANAGEMENT 42 Recruitment

Meeting today’s challenges



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