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a range of publications offering advice and information to help you run a healthy and sustainable nursery

your essential guide to... publications

NDNA produces a fantastic and affordable range of 'essential guide to...' publications which offer a huge variety of practical, valuable help and advice for professionals working in the childcare sector.

Please click on the publication links below for full details and to find out how to order or click here to buy NDNA publications.

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Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage

Printed and professionally bound full colour copies of the new EYFS framework, Development Matters and Early Years Outcomes guidance. (Only applicable for England).

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Nursery Manager’s Guide to Infection Control

This comprehensive publication was developed specifically for nursery managers in England and Wales in association with Dettol as part of their 'Mission for Health' campaign. It provides practical advice on preventing and controlling infections in nurseries. Click here to download your free copy.

SEN Code of Practice
SEN code of practice
purchase hard copies of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years
Choking factsheet
Choking factsheet
Would you know what to do if a child in your care started choking?
SEN Factsheet
SEN factsheet
buy comprehensive factsheet on the special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years factsheet – ENGLAND only
Golden Rules books by Jenny Mosley
golden rules books
six beautifully designed board books to help teach young children good values and promote positive behaviour, developed by Jenny Mosley
Getting better outcomes
Getting better outcomes for funded children
This publication will support settings to evaluate and evidence the high quality within the early education element of their practice.
effective supervisions and appraisals
supervisions & appraisals
supporting staff supervisions and appraisals in your nursery - includes EYFS 2014 changes
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015
Working Together to Safeguard Children (March 2015)
This document replaces Working Together to Safeguard Children (2013)
Treasure Baskets
treasure baskets
tips and advice on developing treasure baskets to help babies develop and learn
brave boys
brave boys
find out about what motivates boys, how to engage them in literacy and numeracy, care for their emotional well-being and create confident and capable learners
Your essential guide to the developing child - super skills for learning
the developing child - super skills for learning
understand and support children's development of motor, sensory processing, visual perception and language skills
supporting maths using rhymes
supporting maths using rhymes
mathematical links and activities to everyday nursery rhymes and songs
safeguarding and child protection
safeguarding and child protection
provides comprehensive advice and information to support your holistic approach to safeguarding (Publication not applicable for Scotland)
your essential guide to effective inductions
effective inductions
tips and advice to help managers conduct effective inductions - includes EYFS 2014 changes
NDNA publication, your essential guide to working with vulnerable families
working with vulnerable families
find out what makes a family vulnerable and how best to support them (Only applicable for England)
your essential accident forms
accident forms
keep an accurate record of accidents in your nursery with these accident forms, including carbon copies. Also available in Welsh
your essential accident forms (Wales)
bi-lingual accident forms for nurseries in Wales
bi-lingual accident forms for nurseries in Wales. Keep an accurate record of accidents in your nursery with these accident forms, including carbon copies
Your essential guide to peer observations publication
peer observations
best practice advice to implement peer observations and support nursery staff development - includes EYFS 2014 changes
promoting positive behaviour
promoting positive behaviour
offers tips and advice to support nursery practitioners in promoting young children's positive behaviour
leadership and management publication
leadership & management
covering all aspects of leadership and management with case studies and sample forms to support you
inclusive practice publication
inclusive practice
covering all you need to know about inclusion from legal context to good practice and support
starting your nursery publication
starting your nursery
information and advice for starting a nursery, ideal for both new business starters and those seeking to develop their nursery
recruitment and selection publication
recruitment & selection
a comprehensive guide offering expert advice for recruiting and selecting nursery staff includes job advertisements, interview help sheets and personnel policies
marketing your day nursery
offers tips and advice to help nurseries plan their marketing and PR activties
policies & procedures publication
policies & procedures
an invaluable publication to ensure all your nursery policies and procedures are up-to-date, ideal for both those starting a nursery or already managing a setting
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Nutriition & health in your nursery publication
nutrition & health in your nursery
a practical guide to help day nurseries promote healthy eating and help prevent dental disease in young children
cooking tasty recipes
cooking tasty recipes
update your menu with a wide selection of tasty recipes from nurseries and celebrity chefs

If you are interested in purchasing a large quantity of publications (orders of 20+ publications), please contact the Quality Team, NDNA on 01484 40 70 70 ext 236 or send an email to

revised EYFS framework