Playforce news

Tens of thousands celebrated national day for play, but play still on the periphery, says CEO of children’s museum

Education news, Headlines, Playforce news | August 2014

Last week, children across the UK celebrated play on a huge scale for Playday 2014. The theme of this year’s national day for play was ‘Play is…’, giving communities an opportunity to show off their view of play. From small scale events to thousands of children taking over Trafalgar Square, people all over the country […]... Read more.

Ofsted early years judgements to be introduced from September

Education news, Headlines | July 2014

Teaching staff, government experts and parents have welcomed Ofsted’s decision to introduce separate early years judgements in school inspections. Ofsted have confirmed that separate graded judgements for Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) will be introduced in maintained schools and academies from September. The aim is to achieve a consistency of quality across early years settings, […]... Read more.