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.
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.
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.
With summer officially over, and most kids back at school, you are probably left breathless at the speed with which it passed. A lucky few will have loved every moment of precious quality time with their families; some will have enjoyed certain high points and many of you will be breathing a huge sigh of relief that the constant weather watching is done and that the enduring (yet rarely fulfilled) expectation of a long stretch of perfect summer days is no longer a feature of our daily lives.
Team GB have come a long way in the twenty years since the Atlanta 1996 games, at which we limped into 36th place on the medals table with just one gold. The amazing team of sports men and women at Rio 2016 have so far thrilled us all, rewriting their Olympic history and currently sitting in second place with an astonishing 19 gold and silver medals and a juicy haul of 12 bronze.