Denise Hulme

What do you say when a child at your setting says, ‘I love you’? How do you respond to a child who kisses you? These are two of many questions that are being debated more frequently in early years settings. How do you deal with the word ‘love’ in a […]

Professional Love…

Coaching can mean slightly different things to different people but I found a good definition of coaching some time ago:Coaching is…“a process that enables learning and development to occur and thus performance to improve. To be a successful a coach requires a knowledge and understanding of process as well as […]


Safeguarding and Child Protection...Over the summer I spent a long time updating Q4EY packages around safeguarding and child protection. There were several reasons for doing this:•   To reflect all revised documentation that recently came in to place (see previous blog for document updates)•   In reflection from meetings with […]

Safeguarding and Child Protection

Safeguarding Updates...There have been some recent updates in Safeguarding and as it is such a vital part of working in the Early Years, we thought we'd update you and provide you with the links in one handy blog.Denise (our Safeguarding Guru) works tirelessly to ensure that all our training is […]

Safeguarding Updates