Early Years Matters is a website which provides information about child development and early education in England. It offers extensive information about early learning and the EYFS and is a tremendous resource for professionals and students looking for advice, guidance and training.


A Primary School website with links to activities and resources for different areas of learning/themes. There is also a link to recommended Early Years websites.


Alstair Bryce-Clegg's is an Early Years consultant, this link will take you to his blog where he posts examples of the work that he does alongside activity ideas, planning formats and policies. The blog is constantly updated with new ideas and initiatives.


The website for Bulwell Community Toy Library which has a range of fun and educational toys and games for families to borrow for just a few pence. There are over 3,000 toys and games to choose from.


Early Years teaching resources for all areas of learning.


Activities, resources, songs and rhymes linked to different areas of learning.


A wealth of ideas for play-based learning all the way from Australia!


Resources and lesson plans for all areas of learning.

Further information on the Environment Rating Scales for quality improvement.

Information, ideas and advice for outdoor learning.

Elizabeth Jarman specialises in developing Communication Friendly Spaces and improving environments in schools and settings. This approach supports children's speaking and listening skills, emotional well-being, physical development and general engagement.