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BIG ISSUE Mental health and wellbeing: How staff and children can be supported category/big-issues/mental-healthwell-being

PRACTICE GUIDE Make winter the time to be outdoors ➜ https://www.nursery


MANAGEMENT GUIDE Staff health and wellbeing: Covering a range of aspects to support wellbeing category/management-guides/ staff-health-and-wellbeing coming up

DECEMBER 2023 ■ Celebrating this Christmas:

Find out how settings are spurning traditional nativities and doing it their own way. ■ All about...small spaces. ■ Jan Dubiel’s series continues with a look at assessment in the context of learning behaviours. ■ Helen Garnett on building strong foundations for learning, for all children, by using effective co-regulation. ■ Toilet training: Caroline Vollans makes the case for teaching children skills.

POSTER This month’s classic books poster provides activities to go with Look Up! written by Nathan Bryon and illustrated by Dapo Adeola in this issue contents

 NEWS 6 analysis

Are financial pressures taking the sector to breaking point? 8 news round-up

All you need to know in brief 11 noticeboard

Community catch-up 12 NW Awards 2023

Photos from a glittering evening  OPINION 14 to the point

Michael Pettavel on why Labour’s planned review is welcome; the Government should be leading on inclusion in schools, says Anne Longfield 15 people

Meet David Heard, joint winner of Nursery Practitioner of the Year 2023 66 over to you

Your letters and social media posts  PRACTICE 16 How children learn

New series by Jan Dubiel explores key learning behaviours 20 behaviour

Co-regulation and self-regulation 24 essential resources

Resourcing your setting to help children express their artistic sides 51 collaborative play

Using whiteboards creatively 53 inclusion

An award scheme to support children with C&L delay 55 special report

Using parent apps to empower businesses  NURSERY

MANAGEMENT SUPPLEMENT 29 buying and selling Caution tempers the market while high-quality acquisitions are still in hot demand

 ACTIVITIES 26 the plants in my street

Explore your local conifer trees 44 let’s explore fl o r i s t s 46 health and wellbeing Teaching children about money 48 slow pedagogy

How to take this approach outdoors 50 a – z of enhancements

O is for oral health

33 workforce

How far will policy changes to early years training help to boost recruitment and retention? 37 send Exploring the challenges and strategies to welcome increasing numbers of children with SEND  MANAGEMENT 58 safer practices

Part 5 looks at risk assessments 60 team values for two co-workers at outdoor nursery Beatle Woods 62 management queries

Should staff be able to do out-of-hours babysitting for nursery families?  CLASSIFIED 63 services 64 appointments



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