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Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | March 2014

Schools across the country united this month to participate in World Book Day, the annual “big, happy, booky celebration of reading”. Children were invited to share their favourite stories, dress up as a beloved character and take part in games and activities designed to inspire the readers and writers of the future. Despite the buzz […]... Read more.

Playforce appoints Brownsword Hotels Group’s Jocelyn Houghton as Finance Director

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | March 2014

Playforce, the UK’s leader in the design and creation of innovative, curriculum-linked play environments for children, has appointed ex Brownsword Hotels Group’s Jocelyn Houghton, as its new Finance Director. Having worked with Andrew Brownsword for 12 years, and the final two of those as Finance Director at the luxury hotel chain, Houghton brings with her […]... Read more.

Two much, too soon?

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | March 2014

Education Minister Liz Truss has contacted every council in England to recommend that school nurseries extend their opening hours to allow working parents to leave children as young as two years old in their care. This proposal is the latest in a series of Government proposals to encourage a “schoolified” approach to early years childcare. […]... Read more.