• #FundingFriday

    New funding streams this week include: Postcode Local Trust – Applications by 15 August 2018 The Cuthbert Horn Trust – Grants up to £4,000 for UK registered charities, voluntary and community organisations for general charitable purposes (applications to be made at any time) For all the information on all Charitable Funding streams please see our Continue reading →

  • Saplings Equipment Sale

    Saplings Children’s Centre will be closing its doors for the last time on Thursday 30th August 2018 and will be holding a sale of any remaining resources and equipment on Friday 31 August 2018. Please note this is the only date that purchases can be made, as the nursery is remaining operational until 30 August Continue reading →

  • New Reception intake September 2018

    The LA – Early Years and Admissions – has been receiving a number of calls and emails from parents of new Reception children asking for advice regarding the Reception intake. Some have complained that schools have told them their children must start part-time for the first weeks of term, others that they have been told Continue reading →

  • Two Year Old Funded Children

    If you receive a golden ticket for a child eligible for 2 year old funding and the code starts ‘ZZ’ please email the child’s full name, date of birth and their start date at your setting to eyef@devon.gov.uk. We do not need to be advised about any golden tickets starting ‘MM’. If the parent has Continue reading →

  • Cranbrook Parents Survey

    The Early Years and Childcare Service recently ran a survey of parents in Cranbrook. Here are the results: Parents Survey – Cranbrook August 18

  • Early Years Job Adverts w/c 06/08/18

    Please find listed below a list of early years job adverts placed this week: Nursery Nurse – Exeter College Day Nursery Room Leader / Deputy Manager – Sunny Days Nursery  Pre-School Manager – Wembury Pre-School Need to advertise an Early Years post? For info on how to place an advert including advert costs and what Continue reading →

  • #MakingMonday

    How messy did you get with Shaving Foam Playdough this week? This week’s #MakingMonday activity is Super Size Kerplunk! Create a cylinder with chicken wire and elevate off the floor. Use small garden canes for sticks and poke through the wire. Then fill up with ball pool balls. Children (and adults!) take it in turns Continue reading →

  • #FundingFriday

    New funding streams this week include: The Hollick Family Charitable Trust- Grants are available for charitable organisations carrying out a variety of general charitable activities in the UK (applications may be made at any time) The Fitton Trust – Grants up to £1,000 for UK voluntary sector organisations in the UK undertaking general charitable activities (applications Continue reading →