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  1. Next steps

    In currently looking at my children's next steps for summer 2. I am just wondering when the next steps will be generated for the autumn term 1? I've just gone to look for autumn term and it says no assessments found. We are trailing using next steps from tapestry for planning but concerned I can't use summer next steps in a September plan as it is part of autumn term???
  2. Hi, We are up-grading our Tracking system for our Day Nursery, but are a bit stuck on the format. We want to use Excel so we can produce relevant graphs and charts. Has anyone got any templates that we could look at for some ideas. It has to be simple to use as we are not brilliant with the computers. Thank you Nifty Fifty
  3. Hi, we are new to signing up to Tapestry, and was wondering how everyone up loaded there files from before. Did you input all the old information on or did you do a base line of where they are now and start from fresh. thank you ade
  4. When writing observations up I have noticed that I can only choose points from 1 age band. I have been trying to add another point from a higher age band but it then cancels out my other points I have chosen. Am I doing something wroing or can you only choose points from 1 area in 1 age band per observation??
  5. Small family Nursery 16 children per session, term time only is seeking a Level 3 Practitioner. Please find job advert and application form attached. For more information email perfect.mother@live.co.uk or ring Sharon on 07946397864 or David on 07931755343 application form nk staff.doc Nook level 3 job ad July 18.docx
  6. Small family Nursery 16 children per session, term time only is seeking a Manager practitioner. Please find job advert and application form attached. For more information email perfect.mother@live.co.uk or ring Sharon on 07946397864 or David on 07931755343 application form nk staff.doc Nook Manager job ad July 18 (1).docx
  7. https://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/nursery-world/news/1164846/schools-to-pilot-revised-early-learning-goals-from-september The revised ELGs and the pilot handbook for EFSP have been shared. These will be used by a small group of pilot schools from September pending a review and further consultations. You can find a link to the materials at the end of the article. Cx
  8. We have a vacancy for a level 3 practitioner at our outstanding village Montessori nursery. A fabulous opportunity to work with a fabulous team in a fabulous setting. We are based in the bustling old market town of Bishops Waltham - Hampshire. Please call Danielle or Jo for more information - 07979457486
  9. Deadline for Applications is Tuesday 3rd July. Please goto www.trelya.com for job pack and application pack for our 2nd Deputy Manager role. we would love to hear from you!
  10. Pre-School Manager Guildford Playcentre (GU1) Full Time: 35 Hour per week - £21,315 Challengers are looking for a new Pre-School Manager to oversee the day-to-day running of our fully inclusive pre-school run from our vibrant Guildford Playcentre. The Pre-School Manager will need to be creative in designing and delivering an engaging termly programme supported by a great team of pre-school workers. You will also be a champion and advocate of positive play and learning for all children, who is dedicated to safeguarding children through thorough record keeping and excellent knowledge of the children in our care. All applicants must be have a level 3 qualification in Early Years, and two years of experience in managing staff in a play or early years environment. The Charity! Challengers is a charity with an excellent reputation delivering Play and Leisure services to over 1,400 disabled children and young people across the South East. At Challengers, disabled children and young people play, relax, make friends and truly feel that they belong. At the same time, families with disabled children can use these short breaks to pursue ‘ordinary’ activities such as shopping or spending time with their other children. Why Challengers? Recent employees have said: “No two days at Challengers are the same, it is a vibrant and dynamic workplace” “Challengers is the most rewarding, fun and exciting job ever” “Never have I worked at a place that is so positive” What we offer! Regular FREE training provided, NEST Pension, Health Care Cash Plan available, FREE Parking and Free DBS, annual leave increases with service Safeguarding Challengers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the organisation. This position could be suitable for applicants seeking any of the following positions - Pre-School Leader, Pre-School Manager, Play Leader, Early Years Practitioner, Early Years, Room Leader, Classroom Assistant, Classroom Leader, Primary Teacher, Early Years Teacher, Pre-School Teacher, Nursery Leader, Nursery Teacher. General Application Pack (4.18 Update).docx Challengers Pre-School Manager.pdf
  11. We are a small nursery in Havant (PO9 1RA) looking for an Early Years Practitioner to cover maternity leave in the baby/toddler room from September 2018 to April 2019 We require the practitioner to work 4 full days per week, managing a team of four staff. You must be highly motivated, experienced, with a Level 3 nursery nurse qualification, enhanced DBS and a Paediatric First Aid Certificate. A responsible approach and good leadership qualities are a must. If you have the above, we would love you to get in touch.
  12. Do you believe all children deserve an equal start? Are you an experienced Level 3 Early Years Educator? A Teacher? A nursery manager or similar? Are you a dynamic individual, passionate about early intervention, who loves working with children and families? Then you could be just what we need. The Comic Relief funded Skylar project is a ground breaking, exciting initiative aiming to reduce inequality and give children a fairer start. It includes family work and an Ofsted registered nursery: Post Available: 2nd Deputy Manager and Level 3 Early Years Educator (25 hours per week) Salary: Competitive rates of pay Start date: Flexible For details please see www.trelya.com or email: staff@trelya.com Trelya is an award winning, innovative charity, based in Penzance working with children and young people. Closing date: Monday 2nd July 2018 midday Posts are subject to an enhanced DBS Charity Registration Number: 1089634
  13. Tapestry Learning Journeys at the End of the Year

    Hello all, I'm wondering if anyone can help. At the end of the year, we usually download all the tapestry learning journeys onto a CD (so they work like a USB for a CD drive in a laptop/computer). I'm not sure how useful this actually is for our parents now as most have phones (and some not computers) and most new laptops no longer have a CD drive. We have attempted emailing in the past, but the files are all far too big. What does everyone else do at the end of the year so parents get to keep their child's learning journey? I know that parents have the chance to download the tapestry learning journey as a PDF file - but my understanding is that this can only work on a computer? The only thing I can think of for parents who can only access a phone, is for them to save the photos? Just seems a shame they lose the text and learning alongside! Many, many thanks
  14. What format do you all use for reporting each child’s individual progress to parents?? We have used ‘my unique story ‘ for a few years (tweaking along the way) but we are thinking we are doing more that we need to. Can anyone advise? Thanks
  15. Toddler's safety gates

    Please can anyone give me advice about safe and secure room dividers. I have been using a lindam room divider for a year now to cordon off the entry area. It recently broke and I cannot find this product anymore, seems to be discontinued. trouble is, all other companies I have tried are easy to open. I need a double locking system which is easy enough for adults but too difficult for clever and energetic toddlers. Can anyone help me?
  16. Hi, Just wondering if there has been any progress on the newsletter function that was suggested as a possibilty a few months ago? We tried having a false child and adding all parents but we had complaints from parents that they could see each others names. Is this going to happen soon? Thanks
  17. https://www.eteach.com/microsite/jobdetails.aspx?vacno=841720&Page=5 We are looking for experienced teachers and NQTs to join our Reception team. Please see the link above. Thanks
  18. Role: Early Years Practitioner 3rd in charge (Level 3) Maternity cover Hours: Hours worked 28.25 hours a week Term Time Days and hours: Monday 8.00 - 12.00, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.15 - 3.10 Friday 8.30 - 12.10 Salary: To be discussed NVQ level 3 qualified or equivalent CLOSING DATE: Sunday 3rd June INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 8th June AM An exciting, varied and fulfilling role within a Pre-school setting, to make a real difference to the lives of the attending children and their families. As part of a team, you will deliver high-quality play and learning opportunities through a wide range of activities. You will communicate well with young children, parents and carers and have working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage. General duties and responsibilities: · Work as part of a team supporting other Pre-School staff and volunteers. · Ensuring the smooth running of the Pre-School by adhering to relevant policies and procedures. · Attend management, administration or organisation meetings including open days, events or evenings as required. · Use your knowledge, experience and imagination to come up with new ideas and activities. · Serving of refreshments to children and overseeing lunchtimes. · Setting up and packing away resources. · Attend training and keep up-to-date with changes to welfare requirements, planning for children’s learning and safeguarding procedures. · Show a strong commitment to training and on-going professional development. · Any other duties reasonably required by the Pre-school Manager. To apply please complete the attached application form and send to info@epsomplayhousepreschool.com EPPA Application Form.docx
  19. Really struggling to find an activity that covers this easily for one of my key children. Any ideas? Thanks.
  20. Dear all, Please help, we are new to using tapestry and we are still working out how to set it up. Particularly the care diary.. How do you add in a weekly or fortnightly menu on tapestry so it adds for all children automatically, is that possible? Also how do you add, change and amend the care diary through ipads on the app, as the app seems to be basic and only lets you add observations and assessment. Thanks so much in advance Shana
  21. Good Afternoon Everybody! I am currently undertaking some research for my Research Project. The last hurdle before I can FINALLY enjoy being a NQT in my own classroom with my own class! I need the opinions of other teachers. If anybody could help me out and answer these four questions I would be incredibly grateful. Comment below or copy them across into a message and send it my way. cr9599r@greenwich.ac.uk 1) How much time do you think you expend on a) planning and b) setting up the role play area? 2) If you could make any changes to the role play areas in your setting, what would they be? 3) Are there any particular groups of children who don't regularly interact with the role play area? Are there any that routinely do? Finally, my idea is to create a role play area consisting of blank walls and floor with minimal props, that the children build themselves throughout the week. The theme of the area and topic of learning will have been chosen by the children beforehand. Ideally at the beginning of the term. The thinking behind this being, that the meaning and purpose of the space is assigned by the children. This ideology in turn, hopefully leading to better engagement with the space and creating a good opportunity to assess any learning that takes place. 4) Do you have any thoughts upon this proposal? Constructive feedback is always welcome. If anybody wants/needs any further information, just send me a message. I am more than happy to talk about this in greater depth. Enjoy your easter holidays! Charlie
  22. Hi Everyone who can help I have recently taken over a running Montessori nursery and would like some help/advise. we are a one room setting and we cater for children 2 years - 5 years open full time 8am - 6pm. I would love your ideas on ways to set up the room either with dividers or anything to section the room for the 2 years and 3-5 years. Pictures would be lovely so i can visualize how it works for you. Awaiting some lovely ideas from all of you. Thank you in advance. Rukaiya
  23. Good morning, can you tell me how often you do your assessments and refinements on tapestry. Do you do them after each observation,termly or maybe 6 weekly. Am I. right in saying you don't need an observation for every assesment. We are just trying to get it right for our children so we don't have any gaps in their learning. Many thanks
  24. Hi everyone I'm new to my setting and would really like to introduce free flow play as our outdoor area is amazing and not used half as much as it should be. Problem is there are different levels to our garden and I am concerned about safety (the garden is secure though and risk assessments have been completed). I also have a staff team who are not very acceptable to change and see new ideas as a chore. Any advice on how to deal with either would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
  25. Outdoor Provision in the Early Years

    Outdoor Provision in the Early Years