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Capable Boys

Early Years Foundation Stage

Confident, capable and creative: supporting boys' achievements

Guidance for practitioners in the Early Years Foundation Stage

Using the four principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as a framework, this booklet provides examples of effective practice, encouraging practitioners to reflect on the quality of their provision, ask questions and find solutions. The booklet draws on the experience and expertise of early years' practitioners who are currently actively engaged in exploring what works best for boys.

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Making it Better for Boys... Right from the Start

Ali McClure is an Education and Parenting Consultant who also mentors trainee teachers for Kingston University. Ali writes, lectures and researches on how to help both parents and practitioners bring out the best in their boys. In particular for those boys, who find the whole art of developing more challenging. This article in Community Playthings Library, gives a small insight into the work of Ali McClure the author of the book 'Making it Better for boys'. For further top tips on supporting boys visit - these are free to download.

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Last updated: 4 October 2016 by Barry Fong