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New language support for early years

New language support for early years

With children’s language development being key to their personal and educational development, Better Start Bradford is set to increase current low attainment rates with their latest project I CAN Early Talk. BHT Early Education and Training has been commissioned by Better Start Bradford to deli...


Family Nurse Partnership in Bradford leading the way

Our Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) project has been busy working with the FNP National Unit and Dartington Social Research Unit to monitor the effectiveness of an adaptation they’ve made to the programme here in Bradford. The adaptation helps mums ‘mentalise’ their baby, which means helping...


Dads turn out to meet our specialist midwives

An Audience with the Midwife was an innovative event inviting dads and dads-to-be to chat informally with the Better Start Bradford Specialist Midwives. The open forum event was held at St. Stephen’s Church Hall on 21 March 2018 and the thirteen attendees shared their experiences of the antenat...


Community Stars winner, Alice Wilkinson is celebrating again after securing a Parents in the Lead award for her breastfeeding pack project. Alice, who won the Early Years Community Stars category thanks to her innovative breastfeeding idea, will receive £410 to be able to provide more breastfeed...


Being a Parents in the Lead panel member

Parents in the lead panel, Better Start Bradford

When parents, grandparents and carers apply to Better Start Bradford’s Parents in the Lead activities fund they can feel secure that decisions are made by a selection panel that includes local parents. The panel looks at all the applications and chooses the best ideas for local families with chil...