pdf | 743.88 KB | 18/10/2017

September was a singing and dancing extravaganza. The fun filled month saw the EYN Partnership host an event with a very special guest Ben Faulks, best known as ‘Mr. Bloom’! premiering our very own ‘Healthy Eating Song’. Our settings have also been working hard to improve their knowledge and nutrition offering, resulting in the achievement of Quality Marks and Level 3 Awards in Early Years Nutrition and Hydration.

For details on all of this and more, take a look here. 

September highlights

pdf | 567.25 KB | 19/09/2017

Our August newsletter sees us celebrate the success of all of the early years practitioners who have achieved their Level 3 award in Early Years Nutrition & Hydration with the EYN Partnership to date. We reveal more details about what we have in store for Childcare Expo Midlands. Of course, it's also packed with information on the importance of getting nutrition right in the early years, including a fantastic blog from Professor Christine Pascal OBE, Director of the Centre for Research in Early Childhood, on the impact of nutrition on future life chances.

Read our newsletter for a complete round-up of EYN Partnership news.

August 2017 round-up

pdf | 827.92 KB | 16/08/2017

July has been a time for summer celebrations at the EYN Partnership. We have been celebrating the success of our first year and the work of our registered nutritional professionals, and welcoming new settings and new team members. Our nutrition professionals and partners have also been busy creating blogs and films to tell you more about the work that we do, including a blog from Neil Leitch, Chief Executive of Pre-school Learning Alliance and EYN Partnership Chair.

Take a look at our newsletter to find out more.

July 2017 update

pdf | 659.61 KB | 25/07/2017

June was a month of firsts – from our first attendance at Childcare Expo, to our delight in announcing the first setting to be awarded the EYN Partnership Quality Mark. Our partners were also busy. Michael Freeston, Director of Quality Improvement at the Pre-school Learning Alliance, was speaking at a seminar at Childcare Expo in Manchester. And the British Nutrition Foundation released an informative online talk explaining the foundations of early years nutrition.

Read more about all of this and more in our newsletter.

June 2017 round-up

pdf | 556.58 KB | 09/06/2017

May marked one year on since the EYN Partnership was formed and a chance for our Nutrition Professionals to share some of their great successes, including an acknoweldgement from Ofsted! We also shared tips and recipes for National Vegetarian Week, encouraged activity for National Walking Month and blogged for Childcare Expo in advance of the exhibition. 

Read all about it in our newsletter.

May 2017 highlights

pdf | 1.10 MB | 31/05/2017

Invitation to Tender: Early Years Nutrition Training
Invitation to Tender: Early Years Nutrition Training

pdf | 535.31 KB | 18/05/2017

In April we celebrated Easter and posted a blog with ideas about how to celebrate in style with some healthier recipes! We asked for your advice with a new survey, welcomed new joiners to the EYN Partnership family, and got on the road with our camera to go and see Tender Years Day Nursery in Solihull.

Read all about it here!

April 2017 round-up

pdf | 2.61 MB | 11/05/2017

March saw in Nutrition and Hydration Week. To spread the word about the importance of nutrition and hydration in the early years, the EYN Partnership published an A to Z guide on the topic and got out and about presenting at an early years conference in London. New blogs provided some tips on how to enjoy  Mother's Day and St Patrick's Day the healthy way. And our team of Nutrition Professionals provided great advice on how settings can improve children's nutrition, through more new blogs and videos.

Take a look at our newsletter to find out more.

March 2017 Update

pdf | 3.33 MB | 22/03/2017

In February we were busy at conferences spreading the word about the EYN Partnership to early years practitioners and stakeholders. We celebrated National Pizza Day and Pancake Day with some healthy ideas for you and your little ones, gave you our advice about pre-schooler's tooth care, and gave you an informative A-Z guide to what the EYN Partnership is all about!

Have a read in our newsletter round-up!

February 2017 highlights

pdf | 4.86 MB | 07/02/2017

In January we decided to throwback and share our write up of our year in 2016, as well as looking back on our launch event at the Houses of Parliament. We had a new blog to share with you from the EYN Partnership’s registered nutritionist Catherine Lippe, shedding light on what exactly should go in a pre-schooler’s lunchbox, as well as a brilliant guest blog from Professor Pinki Sahota of Leeds Beckett University. To find out more, have a read here.

January 2017 news update