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Every year, we work in partnership with carefully selected companies who provide quality, affordable products and services to the early years sector. Alliance members benefit from these partnerships through special discounts and offers.

By working with the Alliance, a company can reach one of the largest early years membership organisations in England, accessing an early years market of more than 14,000 providers.

To talk about opportunities with the Alliance, contact Fellows Media on 01242 259245

Current partners

Hope logoHope

Hope is a brand dedicated to supporting people who nurture young minds, helping them pass on vital knowledge, build confidence and fuel children’s imaginations and enrich their futures. They are here to help you do the most important job on earth, by making sure everything they do for you runs smoothly. You supply the inspiration. They supply everything else. Hope is all you need.

Alliance members can exclusively benefit from 10% off their first order with Hope.

Members should visit the Members' Area in the EYA Portal to get the discount codes.

Childcare ExpoChildcare & Education Expo

Childcare & Education Expo is a must-attend event for everyone working in the early years and primary sectors. The events are designed to inform and inspire visitors giving them fresh ideas, activities and resources to take back to their education settings.

Childcare & Education Expo returns to the North on 17 & 18 June at Bolton Whites Hotel. Secure your free ticket here

We're giving away a limited number of FREE seminar tickets for Alliance members attending the event. Fill in this form here for a chance to win. 

appetito logoapetito

apetito is a nutritious nursery meal supplier; who during these challenging times have been able to support nurseries where costs and feeding children have become even more of a challenge. Appetito can save you time and money as a standard one-course lunch costs an average of just £1.80 per child with desserts and tea-time options also available. With apetito you choose your menu to suit your children’s specific needs, creating a tailored service and rest assured with market-leading food safety checks they can remove risk and stress from your kitchen.

Boogie MitesBoogie Mites

Active music making in early years enhances brain development. Boogie Mites' tried-and-tested Music Programmes provide the ultimate resource for giving children the opportunity to boost learning, development and wellbeing through music.


EduCare logoEduCare

EduCare is the UK’s leading provider of essential duty of care and safeguarding training. Their primary focus is on ‘duty of care’, helping to keep children, young people and adults safe from harm.

Alliance members get 30 FREE CPD-recognised online programmes for your team plus special discounts on EduCare's entire range of programmes.

easyfundraising logoeasyfundraising

Earn free funding for your pre-school, nursery, or childminders with easyfundraising. As a fundraising platform, easyfundraising exists to turn everyday online spending into forces for good. They do this by partnering with over 6,000 online retailers who want to give back to your setting for free. Join over 6,800 early years settings that use easyfundraising; to fundraise for those little extras that help their children thrive. Alliance members can register their setting and start receiving funds every time their supporters shop online.

Edge ProtectEdge Protect logo

Edge Protect supplies nursery owners and operators with all the equipment and solutions required to effectively manage hygiene control in-house, whilst demonstrating thorough prevention processes are in place against any viral or bacteria outbreaks within the nursery.


nurseries and schools logoNurseriesAndSchools is an online platform for all UK nurseries, independent schools, products and services within the education sector.

Their website’s comprehensive search functionality enables parents to search online and compare different settings to help them make an informed and confident decision as to where to enrol their child. 



Scrubbingtons is a children's toiletries brand dedicated to helping kids scrub up themselves - and the planet.


SpringboardSpringboard Supplies

Established in 2000, Springboard Supplies is a family-run business specialising in the supply of educational resources to primary schools, nurseries, early years establishments and other organisations in the UK. 

Their product range covers all areas Early Years Foundation Stage framework including Literacy, Numeracy, Physical Development, Imaginative Play and Sensory Exploration, all at budget-friendly prices.

Alliance members get 5% off all orders using the offer code found in the Members' Area of the EYA portal.


Y’earn is a parent-to-parent marketplace to rent Baby & Kids items from people in your community or make some cash if you have items you don't need right now.

EARNERS (people that make money from items) create listings and at the end of the term have them back for your next child, rent again, sell or donate to our baby bank partner.
YEARNERS (people that want items) save time and money and once items are outgrown you don't have the hassle of disposing of them.

Y'earn handle the cleaning, delivery, provide a guarantee and even plant trees for every rental. 


Alliance members can skip the insurance fee by using the offer code which can be found in the Alliance Members' Area on the EYA portal.

Protecting your interests

We always carefully select partner organisations or companies which best protect and promote the interests of our members and the families they support. We also choose partners that support or reflect our values and ethics to avoid any potential conflicts of interest and risk to reputation. 


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