Exhibitors & Partners

Abacus Day Nursery Sales

Abacus Day Nursery Sales is a successful business transfer agent specialising in selling day nurseries with nationwide coverage offering exceptional levels of client service in the childcare sector.  Abacus has a growing reputation and a proven track record for selling day nurseries over many years.

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Almas Industries

At Almas Industries we know that biometric access solutions make your nursery or early year’s childcare environment more secure and efficient. Our CCTV and biometric access control solutions are affordable, easy to use and to maintain.

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With over 60 years’ experience of creating great tasting meals, our expert chefs and nutritionists know the importance of creating a well-balanced diet, meeting a range of dietary needs, specifically for children. Whilst also ensuring mealtimes are kept tasty and fun, with empty plates all round.

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BB Training

BB Training is an Outstanding training provider rated by Ofsted specialising in offering training to the care sector who strives to ensure that all delegates are the best they can possibly be.

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Best Practice Network

Best Practice Network’s aim is to make a positive difference to children’s lives by developing skilled and fulfilled education professionals. We work in partnership with schools, trusts, early years providers and a network of expert practitioners to provide quality and effective professional development and Early Years Initial Teacher Training.

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Bloomsbury Education

Bloomsbury Education publishes books, apps and digital resources (bloomsburyearlyyears.com) to inspire teaching, learning and young minds. Featuring titles by best-selling authors such as Sally Featherstone and Alistair Bryce-Clegg, Bloomsbury Education provides fantastic ideas, practical help and tried and tested approaches for every Early Years practitioner.

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Blossom Educational

Blossom is the fastest growing nursery software; helping thousands of nurseries to reach Outstanding. Created by Early Years specialists that own & operate their own nurseries, they know what works in practice. Blossom provides nurseries with better business intelligence, enhanced parental communication & thorough understanding of their children.

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Capture Education

With Capture Education, you can capture a child’s progress, share it instantly with parents through a secure system, send messages directly to parents, save time, reduce costs and replace paper-based methods for tracking progress and engaging with parents. Sign up at Childcare Expo free for 12 months!

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Cheshire Artificial Grass LTD

Cheshire Artificial Grass have been leading the way in the artificial grass market since 1998.

Our knowledge and experience have enabled us to become the peoples first choice, offering local and nationwide installations to schools, nurseries, commercial and domestic properties.

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Childcare Choices

Childcare Choices makes it easier for parents to decide what government childcare support is best for them.

This includes Tax-Free Childcare, giving working parents up to £2000 per child per year to help with childcare costs. There’s more information for childcare providers and parents on Childcare Choices.

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Child’s Play (International) Ltd

A child’s early years are more important than any other time. This is when children learn most about the world around them and the language skills they need to survive and grow. Since 1972 we have put enormous thought and care into creating the right material for this all-important time.

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Community Playthings

Since 1947 Community Playthings has designed and manufactured innovative, durable, wooden furniture and play equipment, drawing on expertise from childcare professionals across the UK. Our products inspire play, support all aspects of child development and survive generations of wear and tear by active children.

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Complete Education Solutions

Complete education solutions offers a range of diverse educational platforms to increase learning experiences of children, improve management and leadership for your school or business and sup-port education and the education sector. Our flagship platforms are iPEP, the UK’s leading physical education planner, tracker and assessment tracker and iPAL, our bespoke booking, payments and management system.

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Copyrite Digital Systems

Supplier and service provider of multi-functional photocopiers, printers, and scanning equipment. Print management. Software and IT products, sales and support. Interactive whiteboards and learning products. For more information please visit us on our stand D20

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Creative Steps Magazine

Never be stuck for inspiration! Perfect for childminders & early years professionals with dozens of fun crafts & activity ideas, all designed to support the EYFS, KS1 & KS2.

Special Show Offer.

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Daynurseries.co.uk

With over 12,500 day nurseries registered and over 77,000 reviews – we’re the UK’s leading Childcare Review website.

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EAC Business Services

For more information, please visit us on stand B52.

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Early Years Alliance

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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EY Bags

EYBags is the brand name behind every Early Years settings ‘must have’ health and safety equipment – the award winning Outinz and Evac bags! Like all EYD products, the EYBags were designed, developed and tested in the UK.

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Early Years Resources

Established in 1992, Early Years Resources is a reputable supplier of cutting-edge educational resources and equipment to pre-schools, primary schools and early years settings throughout the UK. We have sourced over 8000 innovative and “hard to find” products designed to enhance and support the delivery of the curriculum.

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Early Years Story Box

Storybooks and resources that support children emotionally and practically to transition through childhood feeling happy, confident and secure. Our Memory Box Collection storybooks make the perfect welcome, leavers’ and seasonal gifts for Early Years settings to give out and our resources provide hours of educational fun whilst nurturing emotional well-being.

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EDUZONE LTD

Eduzone Ltd are suppliers of early years educational resources, furniture and equipment for nurseries, schools, children’s centres, pre-schools and childminders. All our products have been carefully chosen with quality, safety and children’s development in mind.

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ELCONS Employment Law Consultants Ltd.

ELCONS offers personalised and specialist HR and Health & Safety consultancy services to its clients.  Our highly qualified, experienced HR and legal experts strive to build strong working relationships with you and we achieve this by gaining a sound understanding of your business and its core values.

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Element-i

Element-i is a pedagogical approach that promotes freedom and effects a specific educational mission. The goal is to raise children to become inwardly free, mature and strong individuals who reflect on themselves and their view of the world and take responsibility for their actions and the consequences

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eyLog / eyMan – Learning Journal and Nursery Management Software

The most comprehensive, integrated, and innovative, Nursery Management (eyMan) and Learning Journal (eyLog) solution for your early years setting. eyMan and eyLog increase efficiency, quality and parental engagement, whilst reducing time, paperwork and operational costs. Come and speak with us today to learn more and for a free demonstration.

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Early Years Nutrition Partnership

Early Years Nutrition Partnership is a social enterprise which aims to positively impact the nutrition and health of under 5s in the UK.  Created in 2016 by Pre-School Learning Alliance, British Nutrition Foundation and Danone Early Life Nutrition, EYN Partnership connects a network of Registered Nutrition Professionals with early years settings.

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Famly

Famly

Famly’s nursery management software helps to manage your finances, staff planning, attendance, child development and parent communication to save you time every day. Famly was designed with a wide range of nurseries to ensure that it fits with the way you work right from day one.

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Funky Feet Music

Funky Feet Music offer award winning resources to inspire children to move. Linked to EYFS our lively

collection of toe tapping, feet, jumping, dough squeezing, tummy tickling, hand clapping, instrument

playing, lycra pulling, parachute waving, body wriggling music provides a fun filled experience for both

adults and children alike.

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Genee Group

The Genee range of interactive solutions incorporate both software and hardware. Our key products include Interactive Touchscreens, Visitor Management Systems, Interactive Touchtables, Visualisers and Audience Response Systems. Our products work together to create a Complete Interactive AV Solution providing the user with everything they need to engage with their class or audience, working to create a fully collaborative environment.

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HJR TAX

HJR Tax assist day nursery and pre-school owners identify unclaimed capital allowances in their business property and receive a tax rebate from HMRC. We work on a paid-by-results basis and have a 100% success rate to date. Using our knowledge and technical experience, we make claiming capital allowances simple, hassle free and cost effective.

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Hope Education

Hope Education is the home of inspirational and best value resources for nurseries and schools. We share a passion for education and are here to support practitioners by giving little ones the best educational journey. Visit us on stand E20 to find out how you can save time and money with Hope.

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JS Photography

Over 27 years JS has built a reputation based on quality imagery and customer service to the Nursery photography sector. With a large team of specialist early years photographers working all over the UK. Backed up by the most secure and innovative web ordering system we make sure photo day is fun and hassle free for nursery and parents alike.

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Jarvis Training Management

JTM have been a CACHE accredited centre for over 20 years as well as being an accredited centre for City & Guilds, ILM, Pearson Edexcel and NCFE delivering Apprenticeships, Traineeships, standalone qualifications and bespoke training for the Childcare sector as a prime ESFA training provider.

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Kidslingo Ltd

Kidslingo is an award-winning, Children’s Activities Association gold-accredited business delivering fun French & Spanish classes to over 12,000 young children per week in nurseries, primary schools, care homes & venues across the UK. The classes are a fun combination of songs, games, stories, drama & Makaton.

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Little Handprints Books

Little Handprints Books is part of Usborne Books at Home, one of the leading children’s book publishers in the UK. We offer a wide range of books and the opportunity to claim up to 60% worth of free books for your School or Nursery through our literacy initiatives.

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Midshire Business Systems

.Midshire is an industry award winning supplier of office technology and is committed to bringing businesses throughout the UK quality, innovation and the latest in data security.

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Millwood Education Ltd

Millwood Education is a long established educational resources supplier operating successfully for over 10 years, supplying primary schools and nurseries throughout the UK with resources to fit any ethos.  Our unique and often exclusive products combine to provide a number of ranges, and are developed to support different learning approaches.

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Morton Michel Insurance

Morton Michel is the UK’s childcare insurance specialist. We are passionate about Early Years and are ingrained within the sector so childcare professionals and their business needs are at the heart of everything we do. This is why we are proud to have sponsored Childcare Expo since they launched 10 years ago!

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NDNA

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA)

National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) is the UK’s national membership organisation for day nurseries and the voice of the early years sector.  With a thriving membership across England, Scotland, Wales and internationally, join us to benefit from business support, great savings, expert advice and early years training designed by early years experts for early years practitioners.

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Nexus The Educators Connection Ltd

Nexus guarantees high quality and value for money throughout our product range. We design and develop unique products in partnership with leading UK educational consultants. This then enables us to aid schools and alike, to deliver the highest possible educational standards, to ALL children regardless of their individual ability.

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ONVU Learning

With over 20 years of education, video and technology experience, ONVU Learning focusses on improving staff development and satisfaction, and ultimately student outcomes. Partnering with schools and education advisors around the world, we are determined to design and align multiple technologies to help define the learning environments of the future.

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Outside Classroom Boards

Manufacturers and suppliers of vibrant, weatherproof Educational Boards for permanent use OUTSIDE, also great for long lasting indoor use. Offering a comprehensive range of educational resource signage.

Many popular A2 paper posters, Nature Fans with built in magnifiers and vinyl banners available.

Specific need? Bespoke products reasonably priced

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Parenta

Parenta

Parenta provides software management solutions that reduce admin time significantly and is the UK’s largest vocational training provider within the early years sector, offering apprenticeships at all levels. It trains nearly 3000 nursery staff a year with the support and knowledge of its in-house skilled team of tutors.

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Primary Products Ltd

We provide a range of creative mark making ideas, sensory toys and puppets for early years. Our high quality products are perfect for nurseries, primary schools and childminders. Come to our stand to have a play and see how wonderful our products are.

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Rainbow Fostering Services

Rainbow Fostering – changing vulnerable young lives for over twenty years – our unsurpassed training and support enables our foster carers to provide bright futures for children: experienced healthcare professionals are now needed with the energy, empathy and resilience to look after youngsters, many of whom are traumatised with complex needs.

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SenseToys

SenseToys specialises in providing toys and educational resources that are particularly good for SEN children. We focus on improving communication and interaction skills. We will have wooden toys, sensory products, puppets and lots more on our fun and friendly stand at specially discounted prices to buy at the show.

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Talking Turtle

Talking Turtle

At Talking Turtle our main goal is to bring excitement, play and interest into the lives of children.  Not only do we supply the everyday stuff, but we bring new & exciting products for every child to enjoy. Please visit our website to peruse our products before you come to meet us!

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The Children’s Traffic Club

The Children’s Traffic Club is an award-winning road safety and active travel education intervention that teaches under 5s the skills and attitudes to stay safe when travelling independently later in life. It supports EY Practitioners introduce young ones to make safer, sustainable and active travel choices from an early age.

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The Toys People

We are suppliers of educational toys and crafts.

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The Yum Yum Food Company

The Yum Yum Food Company, established in 2003, is a specialised meal delivery service for nurseries and school. Our menu focuses on high quality nutritious and delicious meals, catering for a wide range of tastes and cultures whilst providing value for money. We take the stress out of meal times providing an excellent delivery service to your door step.

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TTS Group

TTS, home to innovative educational resources, are celebrating 30 years supplying early year’s settings, childminders and schools. Our products are researched and sourced based on ideas and suggestions from advisers, teachers, practitioners and many others, whose number one priority is the same as our own – children. The result is exceptional, innovative resources that will meet your needs.

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T4Kids

Woodworking using real tools in an early years settings, how can it be implemented safely? T4Kids™ have developed a ‘complete solution’ with real tools, training materials, colourful work wear and exciting creative projects. These tried and tested, award-winning products offer settings, the ability to introduce these fun and practical, hands-on activities.

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University Centre Doncaster

The University Centre Doncaster offers a range of higher education programmes which are available on line to support the continuous professional development of the children’s workforce. The programmes offered are from level 4 to level 7.

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YPO

YPO offers a fantastic selection of early years resources to help children explore, develop and learn, available with next day delivery. Equip your nursery with everything you need from stationery and art materials to outdoor equipment, literacy and numeracy– we’ve even got catering equipment and first aid covered.

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Zimpli Kids Ltd

Zimpli Kids design, UK manufacture and supply some of the most innovative children’s toy products on the market, constantly striving to create fun products, safely enhancing both children’s and parent’s experience of playtime. Our most popular products; Gelli Baff and Slime Baff have over 6 BILLION views on YouTube.

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ZooLab UK

ZooLab are the UK’s number 1 animal handling experience company, and we and our ‘animal colleagues’ work with you in schools, care homes, companies and organisations across the UK to help you to realise your training and communications aims and achieve your goals.

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