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Introduce yourself

Just registered? Come and say hello. Let us know what you do, what your interests are, and what you'd like to see in this forum. Welcome.

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Foundation Stage Forum News

News about this site

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Lounge/Golden Time

  1. Gardener's corner

  2. Cookery forum

Let off steam, discuss a great/bad day, arrange to meet at particular times in the chatroom, etc etc! Whatever takes your fancy. Conversations here are only visible to other subscribing FSF members!

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Fundraising and Charity

  1. Children In Need

  2. Red Nose Day

  3. ** Fundraising **

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Ideas & Suggestions about the Forum

There have been many ideas floated regarding possible future resources and articles the Foundation Stage Forum might consider adding. Bring yours here - and discuss those of other members!

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A forum area for members who need to advertise a job opportuntity. Non-members can place a vacancy notification here by contacting us (About us - Contact).

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Statutory and Guidance Documents

  1. EYFS Statutory Framework

  2. Development Matters

520 topics
5,725 replies

News from the EYFS world

248 topics
2,283 replies

Child Development

124 topics
1,256 replies

Inclusion & Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

462 topics
3,516 replies

Practice and Provision: General issues

A general area for discussion, queries or suggestions

833 topics
7,465 replies

Men In Childcare

24 topics
339 replies

Forest Schools/Outdoor Provision

37 topics
356 replies

Ideas for activities, themes and topics

  1. Christmas

  2. Growing

  3. Patterns

  4. Weather

  5. Seasons

  6. Ourselves

  7. Bonfire night

  8. Drama and Role Play

  9. Transport

  10. Night and Day

  11. Minibeasts

  12. Celebrations

  13. Snow and Ice

  14. The Farm

  15. The Sea

  16. Superheroes

  17. Diwali

Discuss all your creative ideas, or ask for inspiration!

1,552 topics
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For discussion of computer hardware/software and other IT issues

208 topics
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Updated Tapestry

  1. Tapestry update Tutorials

  2. Discussions and questions

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  1. Tapestry User guides/Tutorials

  2. Tapestry mobile app support

  3. Weavers Future Development Suggestions

  4. Tapestry Troubleshooting and Tips

  5. Parent Area

For discussion and support relating to the FSF Online Learning Journal service, Tapestry.

2,855 topics
12,766 replies

Reference and further study

  1. Training and Professional Development

  2. Research

  3. Books forum, Book reviews, Book recommendations

  4. Article Discussions

  5. Resources: Queries, Suggestions, Links

4,313 topics
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PRAMS and Progress Matters

The FSF 'Progress Reporting and Monitoring System' (PRAMS) is still available to download but is not being updated to reflect framework changes or FSF members' requests. Our online learning journal Tapestry does everything PRAMS did and a whole host of other things.

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'Regional' forums

  1. Scotland

  2. Wales

  3. Northern Ireland

In response to requests from members in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, we've created sub-forums here. There are differences in regulations, philosophy and training which make it convenient to discuss them in a discrete forum area!

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