• Transition Guidance

    Babcock LDP Educational Psychology Service and Early Years Service have collaborated with Devon County Council to produce guidance and transition booklets for schools and settings to promote successful transitions across all phases of education. Tansition Guidance

  • Early Years Funding Webpages

    There is lots of information about early years funding on our webpages. These are short weblinks that can be shared with parents and practitioners

  • Keeping your under 5 safe online

    Whether it’s watching videos, playing games on their devices or talking to Alexa – today’s under 5s are spending more and more time online. Within this article we highlight some of the benefits of young children accessing the internet, and share some key advice about how to make sure your child has a positive and Continue reading →

  • Professionals Online Safety Helpline

    https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/professionals-online-safety-helpline This is a very useful local website which will help any professional who has concerns with any issues online. They will give advice about removing inflammatory or derogatory websites and have in the past been able to persuade the big websites to remove material within hours. They are the only helpline in the UK solely Continue reading →

  • What to Expect When – A parents guide to the EYFS

    ‘What to Expect When’, a parent’s guide to the EYFS has recently been rebranded. The purpose of this booklet is to help parents and carers find out more about how their child is learning and developing during their first five years in relation to the EYFS. Download a copy of ‘What to Expect When’

  • Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Training

    You are invited to attend a one day awareness training in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health. The day hopes to raise awareness and early identification of perinatal mental health issues, how this impacts on the children and families that we work with and our everyday practice. There are currently 2 dates for this training; Torrington Continue reading →

  • Updated .Gov.uk Guidance – Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

    An increasing number of childcare providers now keep birds and poultry in their settings. As winter approaches there will be an increasing risk from avian influenza in the UK from migrating wild birds (which might infect domestic poultry). If you keep poultry, you should keep a close watch on them for signs of disease, and Continue reading →