Helpful Links

Every Child Matters - Early Years advice and guidance

Early Years Foundation Stage - Information on the statutory framework for Early Years play and education.

Ofsted - Nursery and schools inspection reports,news and contacts.

Bolton Families Information Service - A list of childcare provision, family support etc. (formerly CIS)

NHS Direct - Advice and support on medical issues.

Forest Schools - An educational approach to outdoor play and learning.

BBCi Parenting - Advice on everyday parenting skills.

Childcare Choices -   Government help with childcare costs.


Personal, Social and Emotional Development in Young Children:

Behaviour issues in young children ‎
Toilet training guidance
Practice guides what is a key person?
Ensuring children are safe
Encouraging independence
General early years issues, news, guidance