Better Inspection ?

Ofsted have launched a consultation on their proposals for a new framework for the inspection of a wide range of education settings including registered early years settings. They say that they are seeking the widest possible range of views from those who have an [

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Early Years Pupil Premium

The Government have published the results of their consultation on EYPP. It includes some interesting results including the fact that many settings and providers are concerned about the challenges that may be faced in implementing changes. Ofsted will also be […]

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  • Do you work with young children and /or babies (birth to 5 and 6 year olds) and have a passion to see this work expand and be a beacon of excellence?
  • Do you think that working with young children and babies involves more than playing with sand and water and should not be left to the government to sort out?
  • Does your church run or rent out space to a preschool or nursery?
  • Do you ever feel isolated as a Christian working in early years?
  • Do you know anyone who works with children and babies from birth to 5 and 6?
  • Do you want to find out more about young children's spirituality?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Ci2eye is the organisation to contact. We encourage and support practitioners working in early years care and education, enabling them to be better equipped to meet the needs of young children, building strong foundations for present and future generations. This is grounded in our shared Christian worldview and conviction. We hope that you will find this website helpful. Please feel free to explore the various pages or consider applying for membership with Ci2eye for access to our members only website featuring useful resources, a forum to communicate with Early Years professionals around the UK and the world, a set of beautiful posters to download and so on.

Children’s Leaders Advance

This month we have a guest blog from one of our members, Dr Catherine Montgomery. Catherine kindly agreed to share her experiences from the conference in Harrogate a few weeks ago. “At the end of July I was privileged to […]

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Butterfly children?

I have been wondering recently about butterflies, bees and children. What could the butterfly say to us about our precious Early Years children and how our settings and churches see their growth and change?  Could the butterfly speak to us […]

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Daily Prayer Point
Praying for children through the month:
21st - Let them learn kindness