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All Party Parliamentary Group on Nursery Schools, Nursery and Reception Classes

Early Education provides the Secretariat to the APPG on nursery schools, nursery and reception classes

You can also follow @APPG_Nursery on Twitter for updates.

Latest news

26 November 2018: support our campaign by starting a petition: download the model Petition and instructions to find out how to co-ordinate your petition with us at national level.

19 October 2018: Read our pre-budget briefing for MPs and a report out today from seven Yorkshire and Lincolnshire maintained nursery schools on the "hidden benefits" of maintained nursery schools.

21 September 2018: A letter to Nadhim Zahawi and Liz Truss about funding for maintained nursery schools has been signed by a cross party group of 75 MPs - read the letter, read coverage in the Observer and the Independent and the response from Nadhim Zahawi.

Officers

Chair: Lucy Powell MP
Vice-Chair: William Wragg MP
Secretary: Jack Dromey MP
Treasurer: Jess Phillips MP

Forthcoming meetings

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Papers from the meeting on Wednesday 21 November 2018

Papers from the meeting on Wednesday 4 July 2018

Papers from the meeting on Tuesday 24 April 2018

Papers from the meeting on 16 January 2018

Papers from the meeting on Tuesday 10 October 2017

Papers from previous APPG meetings

Additional resources

A report from seven Yorkshire and Lincolnshire maintained nursery schools on the "hidden benefits" of maintained nursery schools.

Hidden Value: A report exploring the role and future of maintained nursery schools in London, London Councils, September 2018

State of the nation 2016: social mobility in Great Britain - report of the Social Mobility Commission, including commentary on the value of maintained nursery schools in supporting social mobility

Government plans will reallocate nursery funding from poorer to richer children – and no one seems to notice - blog by Kitty Stewart and Ludovica Gambaro

Maintained Nursery Schools: the State of Play was launched in March 2015 at a parliamentary reception hosted by Graham Stuart MP and supported by MPs of all parties.  Read more.