Designated Safeguarding Lead

Early Years Hub Designated Lead for Safeguarding Course

Rachel carried out a ‘Designated Professional Safeguard Lead’ course with my seniors. She was professional and well organised giving us an in-depth knowledge of the role of the lead professional in safeguarding. Lots of group work and activities made a difficult subject interesting and this helped to give my senior… Read more “Designated Safeguarding Lead”

Course Delegate

EYHub Workshops

Portico Nursery Group

We have attended several workshops delivered by the Early Years Hub, and they have all been highly informative and worthwhile events. Their sessions are always conducted in a professional manner with good speakers. The workshops are held in convenient, well- chosen locations that meet our needs. I am therefore glad… Read more “EYHub Workshops”

Nicole Politis, Director

Paediatric First Aid

Early Years Hub Paediatric First Aid Course

The first aid course delivered by Pete and Paul was amazing, they made it fun and interactive. Their banter truly had us listening attentively throughout the two days. I didn’t expect to enjoy this first aid course as much as I did or also learn so much from it. Thank… Read more “Paediatric First Aid”

Murina Kapacee

Inspection Audits

Early Years Hub carried out a quality audit across our five nurseries.  When preparing for the audit Rachel listened and took onboard our requests and specific areas we would like the audit to focus on.  Rachel kept in contact with us throughout the process until the audits were complete and… Read more “Inspection Audits”

Lisa McGarry Operations and Training Manager

Safeguarding Training

Claire Salmon, Headteacher – Butterstile Primary School

The safeguarding course was very informative and the discussion sessions enabled all participants to reflect and discuss best practice. The case studies idea was particularly good at getting individuals to understand safeguarding outside of their normal roles

Claire Salmon, Headteacher

Working with babies

Bolton School Nursery

Very interesting course lots of good information and things mentioned that I hadn’t heard of before.

Catherine Chapman

Paediatric First Aid

Bury Primary learning Collaborative, Bury Council

Fantastic course, very useful and relevant content. It’s very informative, understandable and interesting. Super tools used to show me how to administer First Aid I thoroughly enjoyed the topics covered. The mentors were very inspirational and have taught me very valuable life skills. One of the most interesting and useful… Read more “Paediatric First Aid”

Course Delegate

Safeguarding Training

Edge Hill University

As both trainer and facilitator, the quality of Rachel’s work and her attention to detail is outstanding. Participant satisfaction in her sessions was unanimously favourable. I would recommend her and Health and Safety Solutions as extremely high – quality deliverers of safeguarding and first aid training and would have no… Read more “Safeguarding Training”

Ian Currie, Senior Lecturer

Inspection Audits

Sunflower Childrens Centre

We recently commissioned Early Years Hub to assist us with our quality assurance. Rachel has recently completed an audit at one of our settings in line with the Statutory Framework. Our staff were put at ease throughout the process and their knowledge and practice was examined thoroughly. We received specific… Read more “Inspection Audits”

Elaine Sagar, CEO

Paediatric First Aid

Unsworth Nursery Bury

Really enjoyed the 2 day paediatric first aid course ! I think the double act of Pete and Paul definitely make it !!! Even thinking ….its a shame i have to wait 3 years to do it all again!

Deborah Jones, Manager

Safeguarding Training

Mulberry Bush Nursery Group

Rachel has been delivering our safeguarding training for a number of years now, and we are really pleased with how every course has been delivered.  She is incredibly knowledgeable and entirely up to date with the latest research and issues, and combines this with being an approachable and really likeable… Read more “Safeguarding Training”

Joanne Kinloch

In -house mandatory training – Paediatric First Aid and Safeguarding Children

Early Years Hub Safeguarding Children Training Course

I booked in house safeguarding training for all the staff. Booking the course was effortless on my part. The trainer was very knowledgeable, linking information to our everyday practice and went above and beyond to answer any questions that we had. The First aid training was delivered in a fun way,… Read more “In -house mandatory training – Paediatric First Aid and Safeguarding Children”

Angela Williamson, Proprietor
Sunbeams Nursery, Atherton

Inspection Audits

Woodbank Primary School

Rachel came into our out of school club setting and carried out an ‘inspection audit.’ Rachel was detailed and through during her visit-she followed the inspection handbook and covered all aspects required. We were given a fully comprehensive report several days later, again following the Ofsted requirements. The report highlighted areas of… Read more “Inspection Audits”

Kelly Macadam, Headteacher

Inspection Audits

Holcombe Brook Primary School

Many thanks to Rachel who came to support us with our Ofsted audit. Rachel was very knowledgeable and thorough helping us to implement new strategies and guide us through the new Ofsted guidelines. I would highly recommend her for any training or consultancy.

Janet Skinner, Nursery Manager

Emergency First Aid at Work

Bury Primary learning Collaborative, Bury Council

Excellent and well-presented course which made the information easier to digest. Always delivered in excellent way and with professional knowledge. Great course and leader – no need to improve!

Course Delegate

Inspection training and support

Foosteps Pre-School Playgroup Bury

My colleague and I found the one day ‘How to achieve good and outstanding in an Ofsted inspection’ course very useful. It was great to have a Kath a previous HMI inspector leading from the front with first hand experience and stories to make it interesting and informative. Rachel is… Read more “Inspection training and support”

Karen Ramsay, Manager

General – all courses

Kids Allowed

At Kids Allowed we have used Early Years Hub to deliver our safeguarding training and Designated Professional training for the past few years and have always found the courses quick paced, highly interactive and very informative. Inevitably the courses have contained upsetting content, due to the nature of safeguarding children,… Read more “General – all courses”

James Crosswell, Managing Director of Childcare

Due Diligence

Early Years Hub provided Apiary Capital with early years due diligence for our investment in Bertram Nursery Group (“Bertram”). Knowledge and experience of the early years curriculum and framework covering both England and Scotland were important elements of the due diligence exercise. The Early Years Hub team’s work focused on… Read more “Due Diligence”

Jeniv Shah, Investment Director 

General – all courses

Little Holcombe and Tower View Nursery

We have worked closely with the Early Years Hub for a number of years now. They provide excellent training for both new staff members and staff that have worked with us for a very long time! The training they provide is in depth, interesting and helps makes people better practitioners.… Read more “General – all courses”

Safeguarding Training

Bury Preparatory Catholic School

Safeguarding training was tailor made for our setting and the staff’s needs. It was well organised, interactive and timed to suit our Inset day. The meetings held beforehand were useful in reassuring me that the training would be comprehensive and provide the correct level of information. I found the staff… Read more “Safeguarding Training”

Anne Dean, Headteacher