Disadvantaged children worst hit as early years forced to ‘move towards childcare’

The Sutton Trust says disadvantaged children are being hit hardest by this trend “with learning gaps between the most and least well-off young children set to widen in the coming years”. Its policy...

Health visitor shortage leaves services unable to support vulnerable babies, report warns

Health visiting services lack the capacity to support increasing numbers of vulnerable children due to a shortage of thousands of workers, a survey warns. Read the full article on this link to Children &...

UK government’s free childcare scheme in disarray, charities say

A flagship government childcare scheme is at risk of “falling apart” with parents struggling to access new free hours and nurseries in the dark about if they can afford to provide care, according to charities...

Category - Early Years