Membership

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The Early Years Alliance is dedicated to giving every child, parent and practitioner the best experience in the early years.

Our memberships combine the best advice, resources and support so you can put the most important things – children and families —  at the heart of what you do.

Explore our packages of support below to see which one is right for you.


Early years settingsEarly years settings

For pre-schools, nurseries and other Ofsted-registered settings

Membership costs just £118 a year

Benefits include:

  • More than 20 free Cache-endorsed online training courses for your team via EduCare
  • Access to 24hr legal helpline Law-Call 
  • 10 issues of Under 5 magazine a year — each issue is packed with sector news, policy updates and activity ideas
  • 'EY Instant Update' emails to alert you of any policy, legislation or funding changes
  • Access to our specialist and competitively-priced insurance 
  • On-call support from our expert advisers
  • Up to 30% off our extensive range of publications and resources
  • Free mini-guides on various aspects of running an early years setting

 

Learn more Become a member


Baby and toddler groupsBaby and toddler groups

For unregistered groups that parents attend with their children

Membership costs just £36 a year

Benefits include:

  • More than 20 free Cache-endorsed online training courses for your team via EduCare
  • Access to 24hr legal helpline Law-Call
  • 10 issues of Under 5 magazine a year — each issue is packed with sector news, policy updates and activity ideas
  • Access to our specialist and competitively-priced insurance 
  • On-call support from our expert advisers
  • Up to 30% off our extensive range of publications and resources
  • 'EY Instant Update' emails to alert you of any policy, legislation or funding changes

Learn more Become a member


Childminding professionalChildminding professionals

For those on the Ofsted early years register 

Membership costs just £51 a year

Benefits include:

  • More than 20 free Cache-endorsed online training courses for you via online training specialists EduCare
  • Access to 24hr legal helpline Law-Call
  • 10 issues of Under 5 magazine a year — each issue is packed with sector news, policy updates and activity ideas
  • Access to our specialist and competitively-priced insurance packages
  • 'EY Instant Update' emails to alert you of any policy, legislation or funding changes as they happen
  • On-call support from our friendly, expert advisers
  • Up to 30% off our extensive range of publications and resources
  • Free mini guides on various aspects of running an early years business

Learn more Become a member


We also have membership packages for individuals, schools, and corporates and international organisations. Click the titles below for more details.

Individuals

IndividualsFor those interested in the early years such as students or parents 

Membership costs just £37 a year

 

Benefits include:

  • More than 20 free Cache-endorsed online training courses for you via EduCare
  • 10 issues of Under 5 magazine a year — each issue is packed with sector news, policy updates and activity ideas
  • On-call support from our expert advisers
  • Up to 30% off our extensive range of publications and resources
  • Free mini guides on various aspects of running an early years business
  • 'EY Instant Update' emails to alert you of any policy, legislation or funding changes

 

Learn more Become a member

 

 

Schools

SchoolsSchools offering early years provision that don't require insurance

Membership costs just £60 a year

Benefits include:

  • More than 20 free Cache-endorsed online training courses for your team via EduCare
  • 10 issues of Under 5 magazine a year — each issue is packed with sector news, policy updates and activity ideas
  • On-call support from our expert advisers
  • Up to 30% off our extensive range of publications and resources
  • Free mini guides on various aspects of running an early years business
  • 'EY Instant Update' emails to alert you of any policy, legislation or funding changes

Learn more Become a member

 

Corporate

CorporateFor organisations in early years e.g. colleges or local authorities

Membership costs just £226 a year

Benefits include:

  • 10 issues of Under 5 magazine a year — each issue is packed with sector news, policy updates and activity ideas
  • On-call support from our expert advisers
  • Up to 30% off our extensive range of publications and resources
  • 'EY Instant Update' emails to alert you of any policy, legislation or funding changes 

 

Learn more Become a member

 

 

International membership

InternationalThe Alliance can offer a range of training and business support that can be tailored to the specific requirements of childcare providers working outside of the UK.

Benefits include:

  • More than 20 free Cache-endorsed online training courses for you and your team via EduCare
  • 10 issues of Under 5 magazine a year — each issue is packed with sector news, policy updates and activity ideas
  • On-call support from our expert advisers
  • Up to 30% off our extensive range of publications and resources
  • Free mini guides on various aspects of running an early years setting

 

Learn more Become a member

 


*Membership costs £40 per additional site for settings or groups which operate from more than one premises.


 

All our membership offers

 

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