Equality and Diversity within an EYFS setting.

What is Equality? Equality is making sure that children are not treated differently due to their nationality, gender, disability or religion. By promoting equality it should get rid of any discrimination in all of these areas. Also bullying and harassment are also seen to be equality and diversity problems. What is Diversity? Diversity takes into consideration the differences between people and puts a positive value on these differences. The role

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Children to be taught CPR in schools from 2020

New year? New plans! By 2020 it will be compulsory that basic first aid and CPR will be taught in schools. But if schools would like to start earlier they will be supported. Plans to teach CPR and basic first aid has been greeted by The British Heart Foundation. The charity says that the move is “decisive moment in the battle to improve cardiac arrest survival rates”. Each year there

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12 days of fire safety

Christmas time is a special time for celebration with all the family and it should not end in tragedy or be cut short because of the extra hazards that are around at this time of year. We have created our 12 days of Christmas fire safety tips, to ensure you have a happy and hazard free Christmas. #1- Fairy lights Always check the fuses are the correct type (you need

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Accidents prevention Christmas First Aid

Stay Safe This Christmas!

Everyone’s excited for Christmas, it is the best time of year after all. The fresh crisp December air, the hot chocolate filling your stomachs what’s not to love?! But unfortunately the run up to Christmas and everyone rushing around to get their presents for their loved ones a lot of accidents occur. According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, more than 6,000 people will end up in

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SEND special educational needs and disability EYFS

SEND Special Educational needs and disability

The EYFS lays out the statutory framework for children’s early education aged 0 to 5 years giving standards for all children’s learning which includes additional needs, development and care in early years settings. All Ofsted- registered settings offering early years provision have got to meet these standards to make sure that children learn and progress correctly and are kept healthy and safe. Settings have got to shadow the safeguarding and

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national stress awareness day 2018 7th November mental health

Stress Awareness Day

Today is 7th November, aka National Stress Awareness day. We all are aware of what stress is and at some point we have all been stressed before…it’s just a part of life. But being overwhelmed by stress can lead to some major mental health problems or it can make existing problems even worse. National Stress Awareness Day allows us to take a step back and think about our wellbeing and

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stay safe this bonfire night first aid November

Stay Safe this Bonfire Night

With the evenings getting darker and halloween passing, everyone begins to gather together to see all the public events being taken place around 5th November but REMEMBER in order to have a good time you have to stay safe. If you are thinking of going to a public event or holding your own bonfire night party, here are some safety tips to bare in mind. Keep your distance Always keep

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Mental Health - It's time to talk 10th October 2018

Mental Health – It’s time to talk

Today is world mental health awareness day. Here at The Midlands Training Company, we believe looking after your mental health is the most important thing to do. The overall objective of world mental health day is simply to raise awareness and helps to break the stigma of mental health. It is important to show that not every illness is visible. One of the key takeaways however is the importance of

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what are the symptoms of delayed concussion? babies Children

What are the symptoms of delayed concussion?

Concussions can be dangerous. But they are especially dangerous for young children as they may not be able to express how they are feeling. A concussion is a brain injury that occurs when a blow to the head or body causes the brain to move in its surrounding fluid. The brain can twist or knock against the skull, temporarily affecting how the child thinks and acts. It is extremely important

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