About the Hub

Local Authorities covered: 

Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock


Our vision is to ‘Raise Early Achievement in Children’ across Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Peterborough.

Based at The Barn Nursery School in Greenstead Green, we work in partnership with the DFE, The National Children’s Bureau, The Education Endowment Foundation and other Stronger Practice Hubs to improve outcomes for children across the EY sector.

Join our network to:

  • Access fully-funded training opportunities
  • Connect with experts to share strong, evidence-based practice
  • Have access to bespoke training and support based on your settings’ needs.
  • Participate in events and webinars to keep up to date with news and the latest developments/ research in early years
  • Be able to visit a range of settings to enhance practice and develop new approaches

Sign up here

Lead Setting: 

The Barn Nursery School - Greenstead Green


Ludwick Nursery School, Welwyn Garden City

Kim Barnetson (childminder)