The East of England Early Years Stronger Practice Hub (EYSPH) is one of 13 DfE designated Stronger Practice Hubs across England.  The East of England Hub will cover Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, offering bespoke support, EEF evidence informed training opportunities as well as conferences and opportunities to network with others working in Early Years.  The hub is fully funded, meaning the offer will always be free to those who take part. The team running the hub are all working within the schools/settings currently and want to offer support across the whole Early Years sector.  

If you are a childminder, working in a PVI or school/maintained nursery class and would like more information and to join their network, please follow this link to their sign up form to get in touch.  Alternatively, you can email the hub at or call 01473 742534 (option 5) to discuss further.


The EYSPH currently have 2 programme offers - Maths Champions and Early Talkboost.

Places for both Maths Champions and Early Talkboost are still available.  Please complete an Expression of Interest below. Currently recruiting in Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

If places are oversubscribed, the programme developers will make the final decision, based on their criteria.  Each programme developer is looking for a mix of PVIs and nursery classes in schools, across Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

The East of England Early Years Stronger Practice Hub

The East of England Early Years Stronger Practice Hub


Highfield Nursery School Chesterfield Drive Ipswich IP1 6DW

The East of England Early Year...Ruth Coleman