May 13, 2019


Developmental Movement Play

“The body is our first home and movement is our first language”. Penny Greenland MBE  Programme Director

Understanding that early movement is a cornerstone of development and learning is growing rapidly, so there are an increasing number o...

March 13, 2018

Here's another piece from our archives. These little articles are taken from the Developmental Movement Play Journals, beautifully created by Sandy Crichton, that we produced between 2002 and 2009. They are all written by early years practitioners and intended to be si...

March 11, 2018

As Ofsted promise a new piece of research into the Physical Development area of the curriculum we thought we'd offer some insights from practitioners. We gathered over 1,500 pieces of action research - based on observation - when we were engaged in a detailed piece of...

January 7, 2018

It feels important, at the moment, to  get more noisy.

We live in grim times and exuberant physicality is not high on the agenda.Support for the human capacity to embody our lives - to live as much in our bodies as in our heads - is under threat from many qua...

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