Exhibitors & Partners at Midlands

Alice Sharp Ltd is an inspiring and motivational company led by the teacher, creator and imagineer Alice Sharp. An internationally renowned presenter, speaker and mentor in early years. We deliver high quality training that is transformational in upskilling staff in the understanding and knowledge of child development and learning.

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Apex Connected are a Managed Print Service Provider working with Trusts, Schools, Nurseries and College’s to reduce their current spend on printing, whilst providing an unrivalled personal touch service.

We are a sole line supplier of Konica Minolta hardware and PaperCut Print Management Software.

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Visit us on Stand E20!

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Autopress Education produces a range high quality maths and literacy resources, with prices starting from 30p.

• Mini whiteboards
• Place value
• Rekenreks
• Maths cards & fans
• Multiplication/hundred squares
• Number facts
• Synthetic phonics
• Alphabet lines/cards
• Letter and Sounds Cards, Posters & Fans

Autopress Education are approved by the Maths Recovery Council

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BBC Tiny Happy People is here to help you develop your child’s language skills. Explore the website and for simple activities and play ideas and find out about babies and toddlers’ amazing early development.

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We work in close partnership with practising education professionals to develop and deliver high-quality CPD and qualifications that help school leaders, teachers, early years practitioners, business managers, support staff and SENCOs be the best they can be and transform the lives of children and young people.

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Every year, tens of thousands of children across the UK need foster carers whilst they can’t live with their own families. At Capstone Foster Care, we are proud to support hundreds of foster carers across England, helping build brighter futures for children in care.

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Charts and Chatter is an Alphabet Chart that isn’t about letters and a Number Chart that isn’t about numbers. Separate corresponding cards encourage conversation using open ended questions and mathematical understanding by concentrating on mathematical concepts. Both charts use vibrant photographs to stimulate children and prompt conversations and learning.

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UK Government promoting the childcare offers available to parents.

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Childminding UK

Childminding UK – Award winning Training and Support.

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A LIFESAVING TRANSFER SERVICE FOR CRITICALLY ILL BABIES AND CHILDREN.
When a child is too sick to travel, we can fly medical teams and bespoke equipment to them from across the UK, turning their local hospital into a specialist centre.

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Are you looking at your career options? A franchise is a business in a box with all the tools you need to succeed. Come and see us on stand A20 to explore the top children’s franchises available in the UK today.

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Christie & Co’s market-leading Childcare & Education team is here to support childcare business owners with their strategic ambitions; whether that is looking to buy, sell or grow their business portfolio.

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At College But Different we pride ourselves on being a valued and trusted apprenticeship provider of choice; listening, reflecting and evolving to support individuals, communities and national businesses. To provide high quality lifelong learning career pathways, to be a valued and trusted apprenticeship provider of choice.

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Children need simple, natural environments that promote open-ended, imaginative play. Since 1947 Community Playthings, has designed and manufactured solid wood furniture and play equipment, drawing on expertise from childcare professionals across the UK and internationally.  Our products inspire play, support all aspects of child development and come with a 15-year warranty.

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Complete Education Solutions

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Perfect for childminders & early years professionals, primary teachers, after school/holiday clubs – with dozens of fun crafts & activity ideas, designed to support the EYFS, KS1 & KS2. Craft Activities area plus Show Offer.

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At Directional Life Coaching, I help young people, adults and teams deal with the challenges they face in life which can affect behaviour, motivation, confidence, self-belief, wellbeing and cause conflict and stress.

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The Early Years Alliance is the largest, most representative early years membership organisation in England, providing high quality childcare and education to support children and families in areas of deprivation.

As an educational charity, we represent the interests of over 14,000 settings delivering care and learning to over 800,000 families.

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Operating for over 33 years, EYR’s mission is to meet the educational needs of all children regardless of budget, space or location. Branded as a one-stop-shop, EYR offers everything needed for your early years setting under one roof, from art and craft resources to outdoor and even cleaning!

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Elklan are leaders in providing speech therapy training to practitioners and parents to help support children and young people’s Language and Learning.
3,500+ Speech and Language Professionals have trained as Elklan Tutors to deliver courses to 80,000+ learners.
Elklan offers online courses which are accredited by OCN London.

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Supercharge your nursery with eyworks!

Our affordable suite of tools streamline every aspect of your business to save you precious time, cut down on your paperwork and reduce your overheads, so that you can focus on what really matters – making memories with your little ones!

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Famly is the leading early childhood platform. Parents get updates from their child’s day and support with their learning, while providers can confidently run their business and strengthen parent relationships. A social newsfeed brings the two together, while invoicing, reporting and registration help save countless hours for what really matters.

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Created by England Athletics, exclusively for primary schools; the funetics Curriculum Licence is an easy-to-teach physical activity programme aligned with the national PE curriculum (Key Stages 1 & 2).
funetics enables teachers and support staff to deliver fundamental movement skills: running, jumping, and throwing during and outside curriculum time.

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The right assessments are vital for evidencing performance and uncovering your students’ potential, whether as part of your school’s ongoing assessment cycle or your admissions process. With over 40 years’ of experience working with schools, our assessments can help you secure the best possible outcomes for your students.

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We deliver food recipe subscription boxes right to your door, with all the ingredients you need to make a delicious meal! What kind of recipes do you like? We cater to a wide range of dietary requirements!

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Hope are back for 2022 with a fresh, vibrant and confident new look designed to reflect our inspiring and celebratory personality. Whether it’s for outdoor, for art, for maths, for role play, for support, for ideas, we’re the home for all the resources and inspiration, all in one place.

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Kalendit is a digital platform that instantly connects nurseries with fully vetted supply staff near them. Nurseries can book staff on the go from an app 24/7, star and rebook their favourite staff and decide their maximum budget for each booking.
Kalendit also provides bespoke staffing optimisation tools for nurseries.

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KCS Early Years where you’ll find everything you need to do the most important job in the world. Fantastic resources that you can be sure are safe, developmentally appropriate and offer best value. Our dedicated team can support with room planning and getting the most out of your outdoor spaces.

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Here at Learn Play Nexus, we believe in learning through play. In partnership with educational consultants, we design and supply unique and innovative educational resources. From using recyclable packaging for our products to launching the very first reusable glue stick, we are always looking for new sustainable ways to produce our products, whilst keeping the same great quality. 

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Providing recruitment, training and consultancy across the UK early years sector.

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Language Education & Partnerships (LEAP Ltd) offers a range of educational and training services both in the UK and in several countries in Europe, including Italy where we organise and facilitate visits to the REGGIO Children International Centre to learn about the REGGIO Approach and the culture of the Atelier.

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Let’s Do Engineering provide story-led activity packs, card games and activity books alongside free online resources. We inspire young engineers, support educators and celebrate the diversity of engineering.

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Littlemagictrain is a robust and adaptable learning solution that provides your entire early years setting with multi-sensory adventures and resources using creative role-play, music, and movement for all children. We have the solution for busy settings access to weekly training and support when it works for you.

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At MBK Group, we are your dedicated partners in Early Years, growing and developing your setting and teams. From Ofsted support to curriculum guidance and training, we have tailored solutions to meet your needs. As Early Years Specialists, we bring inspiration and practical expertise ensuring a nurturing experience for all.

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MooAngel specialises in the manufacture and retail of wooden educational equipment.

Designed by a team of educators and artisans, our engaging product range aims to enable high quality learning experiences outdoors.

We pride ourselves on using sustainably sourced materials, providing quality and durable equipment, and a personalised service.

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Established in 1964, we pride ourselves on delivering high quality insurance and risk management solutions tailored to the childcare, education and children’s activity sectors. Our expertise in these sectors enables us to provide flexible insurance products and a package of additional benefits to support you and your staff.

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Motorfinity works in partnership with major UK manufacturers to provide discounts on new vehicles for the UK’s Armed Forces, Armed Forces Veterans, and Emergency Services including Police, Fire and Rescue, Ambulance and HM Coastguards, NHS, Prison Services, and the Education and Social Care sectors and more.

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At NDNA, we don’t just provide nursery membership, training and lobby government, we strive to make a difference. We enhance, support, nurture, cherish and challenge. Our innovative thinking gives your nursery the edge, an advantage that makes it the best it can be.

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We are the industry leader, with a multi-award winning, exciting and global E-learning phenomenon, in an ever-growing E-learning sector.

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Ollie and His Super Powers is a therapeutic approach founded by Ali Knowles. Centred on children’s resilience and well-being, it employs simplified language and metaphors that resonate with children. Ollie enables young individuals to work through issues and achieve empowerment, making therapy engaging and effective for children and families.

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We are manufacturers and suppliers of vibrant, weatherproof Educational Boards for permanent use OUTSIDE – the perfect way to take lessons into the fresh air! Also great for long lasting indoor use.

We offer a comprehensive range of educational resource signage and other products.

Specific need? Bespoke products are reasonably priced.

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We are an independent fostering agency which has been established for over 25 years. We are a family owned and run agency, and believe that our child-focused approach makes us really stand out. We are proud to have achieved the highest rating, “Outstanding” by Ofsted in our last four inspections.

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We offer early years practitioners practitioners a wide range of adult education opportunities including further education, degree programmes, teacher training, conferences and bespoke courses. We provide outstanding education for all through specialist training and development, influenced by research in practice.

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Playground Supplies are currently supplying and installing play equipment throughout the UK to local authorities, schools and the private sector. Our products are a great match for all key stage physical education requirements. As a result, we have installed hundreds of play areas around the U.K.

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ProTrainings is a one-stop shop for training and first aid/medical supplies. With 350+ courses, nationwide availability through 1500+ instructors, and various training options like blended, video online, and virtual. ProTrainings offer a range of first aid and medical products and are the UK distributor for the PractiMan CPR manikin range.

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Redwing Solutions was established in 2004 and is the UK’s leading HR Consultancy that specialises in Day Nurseries, Pre-schools and Out of School Clubs. We provide retained and adhoc HR support and have an online shop for all your HR needs. We offer training in HR for Early Years topics.

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Our Tilt & Touch interactive tables provide a perfect solution for nursery environments looking to provide technology into their setting.

Spark children’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning through a variety of educational apps designed to help support the 7 different areas of learning and development within the EYFS.

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Signature is a national charity and the leading awarding body for deaf communication and language qualifications in the UK.

With almost 40 years’ experience, we’ve supported more than 480,000 people to gain a British Sign Language qualification.

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SSES is the only sector-specific End-Point Assessment Organisation, accredited to deliver 8 EPAs, including the Early Years L2, L3 and L5; and the Children, Young People & Families L4 and L5.
Our fees are the lowest in the field, with every 10th free, whilst maintaining a consistently high service.

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Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution, digitally innovative, with strong industry links and a mission to provide the next generation of education opportunities. The 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) classed 68% of our research as world leading or internationally excellent. Our Stoke-on-Trent campus is a vibrant, friendly community.

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Stix Mindfulness creates electronic toys for children to help support mental health & wellbeing. The Stix Remotes use audio instructions and sensory feedback to guide children through mindful activities that teach mental health coping strategies.

Play Stix activities at home or school to support emotional regulation, anxiety, stress and behaviour.

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We’re an award-winning Swedish Edtech company here to inspire the next generation of inventors!
Strawbees brings STEAM education alive with our flexible building solutions. Regardless of age or stage, creativity is only limited by your imagination. Dream, Create, Learn and Repeat!

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Founded in 2011, Super Star Sport is a coaching organisation that prides itself in delivering fun, high quality sports sessions in both nursery and primary school settings. We are the leading UK supplier of coaching in nurseries, providing fun and engaging sessions, whilst following the early years guideline throughout.

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TASC Software began way back in 1990 when things were done by pen and paper.

We knew there was a better way, so we developed products to deliver a new way of managing pupil information.

CURA (Safeguarding) and TALAXY (Management system) are our two flagship products today come and see.

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Joining Jane Todd Nursery Business Support (an Early Years Business Support Consultancy) is The Little Coach House (est.2019), a family business who produce beautiful solid beech early learning resources and eco-flashcards, designed by Educators to support learning and well-being in the Early Years. LCH also retail accompanying plastic-free loose parts.

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MTC are a Qualsafe Ofqual regulated centre, passionate about delivering quality face to face and elearning training. We have a dedicated team of experienced, qualified and fully accredited trainers to enable our customers to achieve the best possible training available at a time that suits you and your business.

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Tiger Moon is an education publisher based in the East Midlands. We work closely with teachers when creating our products. Messy play and sensory are becoming more and more popular, and we are constantly developing our early years range, in particular our Messy play tray range. Please come and see us for more information!

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Willo Education Recruitment have a wealth of experience working with Educational settings across the West Midlands and surrounding areas. The team is built up of previous Teachers, Nursery Managers and School support staff who all understand the importance of placing the right people with the right setting.

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Young Engineers Warwick lease bespoke STEM kits to nurseries, schools and alternative education providers. Our curriculum invites participants to experience, experiment and enjoy brick construction with games, and scientific experiments that visualise natural phenomena and allows students to quickly and effectively grasp scientific principles as well as the application of mathematics.

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YPO work with leading suppliers to deliver everything you need to kit out your early years setting, from play spaces and outdoor areas to kitchens, washrooms and offices. Our specialist range of over 5,000 early years products can help you create fun and imaginative environments to inspire your little learners.

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