Resources for Early Years Professionals

Trading Standards and Office of Product Safety and Standards #nilbymouth campaign.

Aprils sees the month of key messages around items that can be very dangerous to children if swallowed, this include;

  • Button batteries
  • Magnets
  • Novelty soaps

For more information about this campaign please see the parent and carers page in this section or click on the link below. Here are some posters you can also display in your setting.

Trading Standards and Office of Product Safety and Standards #nilbymouth campaign.


Websites provide a range of advice for professionals on a range of topics. Here are some for you to visit.

  • Leicestershire County Council, Early Years: Visit this page to find a range if information for current practicing early years settings, from support for during coronavirus, SEND inclusion information, training and professional development, to a school readiness toolkit and more.

Early Years

  • Anna Freud - National Centre for Children and Families: On this webpage there is various support for professionals, ranging from coronavirus support, information about common difficulties and early years resources. Here you will find information on staff wellbeing along with health posters, information about attachment, tips for sharing concerns about a child and more.

Support for Early Years

Early years resources

Food Safety Advice on choking

The Food Standards Agency have issued some useful resources in the form of two posters which can be displayed in your setting where food is prepared and served to children, as a helpful reminder of how to minimise the risk of choking. Please access more information here

Guidance Documents

  • Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust: LPT have pulled together some activity ideas and tips for speech, language and communication development.