Early Childhood Forum

The new website for ECF



If you would like to find out how to become a member please go to our membership information page.

Contact us

If you would like to contact ECF please email your enquiry to: earlychildhoodforum@yahoo.co.uk


This is the new website for the Early Childhood Forum (ECF), which brings together national organizations and professional associations in the early childhood sector for all young children from birth to seven. ECF exists to promote inclusion, challenge inequalities, debate issues, celebrate differences and develop consensus to champion high quality experiences for young children and their families.

News & Events

Is Baseline Missing the Bigger Picture?


To see Pam Jarvis's presentation given at the March meeting of ECF please click on the link below:

Download: Jarvis_BL_2018_pres.pdf

Survey: Defending Child-Centred Practice in the Early Years


This survey organised by Early Education (Sheffield) is to gather important data in response to OfSTED's flawed Bold Beginnings EY report- deadline is 16 April 2018. Click on this link to complete:


ECF Early Childhood Forum