“The Twoness of Twos”

Even though this title sounds like the local owls who have been calling loudly in the wood near me in the last few weeks – I would really recommend taking a look at this report from the London Early Years Foundation. […]

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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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  • 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.

School readiness?

The debate about “school readiness” continues and has led me to look at a range of groups who are discussing the possible definition. The local playgroup sent a note to parents where they talked about helping children to get ready for school in a fun and [

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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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Daily Prayer Point
Praying for children through the month:
30th - Make them strong in character