• Early Birds, Crediton – Sale of Items

    On Saturday 2nd March at 11am the doors of Early Birds Nursery, Old Landscore, Greenway, Crediton EX17 3LP will be open for the purposes of selling off its stock of toys ( for outside and inside enjoyment); arts and crafts items; stationery; nursery furniture; office equipment; puzzles; hardware and other nursery associated items. Those interested Continue reading →

  • New Community’s First Primary School Officially Opened by Invictus Games Athlete, Mark Ormrod

    Celebrated Invictus Games gold medal winner, motivational speaker and author, Mark Ormrod, and Sir Gary Streeter, Member of Parliament for South West Devon, joined local dignitaries, families and members of the Sherford Consortium, to officially open Sherford’s first primary school. To celebrate the official opening of Sherford Vale, Mark Ormrod unveiled a commemorative plaque, with Sir Gary Streeter MP also joining children to bury a time capsule at the school.

  • Bookstart Treasure Pack Ordering

    The Bookstart Treasure Packs for three-year-olds attending your setting, are ordered and distributed across the year. Teignbridge Providers were e-mailed a link to order packs this month. Check your spam folder if you can’t see it or contact the Bookstart Outreach Officer Dominique.sequoia@librariesunlimited.org.uk The schedule for the rest of the year is as follows: South Continue reading →

  • Low Take-Up of Early Years Pupil Premium

    Our latest data shows that there were only 622 three and four-year-olds benefitting from the Early Years Pupil Premium in the autumn term funding period at Devon provision. This represented only 8.1% of all early years funding claims for the term; this was down from a take-up rate of 9.3% of all claims in the Continue reading →

  • #FundingFriday

    New funding streams available this week include: The National Lottery Community Fund Let Teachers SHINE The Ernest Cook Trust Children’s Summer Play Scheme Grant For all the information on all Charitable Funding streams please see our webpage Keep an eye out of social media for #FundingFriday where we will update you on what is available

  • Let’s Talk More (LTM) screening forms

    The Early Years Consultants are aware that settings who have not been officially trained as Let’s Talk More screeners have been given the LTM screening forms and asked to screen children.
    Screens should only be completed by trained practitioners from Children’s Centres, EY settings or the PHN team. If you are a setting that has been asked to use a Let’s Talk More screen please inform your Early Years Consultant.