17 Nov 2016

Super Moon and Other Natural Spectacles


When a new moon coincides with its closest elliptical approach to Earth, we are treated to what is known as a supermoon: looming bright and huge in the night sky. This week has treated us to the most spectacular supermoon seen in British skies for over 70 years….or not, depending on the cloud cover in your neck of the woods!

1 Nov 2016

NASBM Conference


The NASBM National Conference will be taking place next week at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 8th and 9th November. This is one of the only two-day events tailored specifically to the school business management professional and is designed to guide delegates through their ever increasingly complex, diverse and challenging roles.

20 Oct 2016

A Garden Room For All Seasons

Garden Room by The Garden Escape

A room in the garden doesn’t need to be used only as a summer house. Choosing an ecologically friendly supplier such as TG Escapes, with energy efficiency incorporated into every aspect of their buildings’ design, can give you a room to enjoy whatever the time of year, the weather or your intended use.

6 Oct 2016

Creating space for the new 30 hours free childcare provision

Eco-nursery at Bickley Park School by TGEscapes

As all providers of Early Years services will be aware, The Childcare Act 2016 provided for an additional 15 hours of free childcare for certain working parents of eligible 3 and 4 year olds, on top of the existing universal provision of 15 hours of free childcare. This new “extended entitlement” of 30 hours of free childcare is due to be introduced throughout England from September 2017, and has already commenced in a few pilot areas.

20 Sep 2016

Outdoor Matters at the Childcare Expo 30th September 2016

Midlands Childcare Expo 30th September and 1st October 2016

Running for its seventh consecutive year, the Midlands Childcare Expo will take place on 30th September and 1st October 2016 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. This popular event is an ideal opportunity for Early Years’ professionals to discover new ways to deliver childcare and to learn about the very latest resources now available to do the job effectively and efficiently, whatever their setting.