Using Birth to 5 Matters to help prepare for your Ofsted inspection

In this podcast Tamsin Grimmer and Melanie Pilcher chat with Michael Freeston about the language of Ofsted and how Birth to 5 Matters can support your inspection.  Tamsin Grimmer is an Early Years Consultant and an Associate of Early Education, Melanie Pilcher is Quality and Standards Manager and Michael Freeston is Director of Quality Improvement, both at the Early Years Alliance.

Using Birth to 5 Matters in practice

In this mini-series of podcasts, early years practitioners talk about their experiences of using Birth to 5 Matters in their everyday practice and offer advice for others based on what they have learned to date. 

In this first podcast Tim Hopkins talks about what has gone well and some of the challenges his staff have faced.

In this second podcast Lenka Melova talks about her reluctance at first to use Birth to 5 Matters, and why she made the choice.

In this podcast Helen Moyes and Kathryn Ivil talk about practical ways they use to support children’s speech and language development – using the Birth to 5 Matters guidance. Both Kathryn and Helen were members of the working group which developed the SEND sections in Birth to 5 Matters.