Entries by ICT Admin

Out of School Care Consultation

CALA has welcomed the opportunity to be part of the reference group working with Scottish Government on the ‘Out of School Care in Scotland: draft framework 2019’. The Scottish Government is now seeking the thoughts and views of children, parents, carers and professionals in the sector on what they think about out of school care […]

Care Inspectorate Hub – Outdoor Learning Guidance Tools

Outdoor Learning  Guidance Tools available on the Care Inspectorate Hub Children in our CALA centres have come back after their summer holidays and got straight back into exploring their outdoor play environments and favourite spaces in their communities. Lots of exploring, investigating and discoveries have already been made by the children and observations, interests and […]

Best Start Foods

Best Start Foods – Social Security Scotland Pregnant women and families with babies and children receiving certain benefits are being offered increased access to healthy foods. The new Best Start Foods payment replaces the UK Government’s Healthy Start paper vouchers with a new payment card and is now open for new applications. New applications can […]

Allied Health Professionals Enquiry Line (AHP)

Allied Health Professionals Enquiry Line (AHP) The AHP enquiry line aims to help you support the development of children and young people. It is for all Highland parents, carers, children, young people, and those who work with them. The phone line is open most Tuesdays from 2pm- 5pm. The professionals usually available are: Dietitians Educational […]

Wimberley Estate Childcare Centre

Wimberley Estate Childcare Centre Childcare spaces available for 0-2 years. Are you looking for childcare for your baby in Inverness? Wimberley Estate Childcare Centre currently has spaces in their ‘Little Explorers Room’ for babies and toddlers 0-2 years. The children and staff have put together the small slide show below to demonstrate some of the […]

DYW – #No Wrong Path Campaign – 6th August 2019

#No Wrong Path Campaign Here at CALA we are supporting #NoWrongPath to provide inspiration and reassurance to young people (and concerned parents) receiving exam results today. Just remember there are lots of interesting job roles across Scotland and we can all get there through many different paths. If results are not as you have anticipated, […]

Nurturing development through music and movement

New date added! Nurturing development through music and movement Would you like to know more about how you can develop children’s creativity, confidence and self-esteem through music and movement? Then don’t miss this interactive learning session for those working with 0-8 year old children. Due to high demand for our course in Inverness on the […]

Children’s Rights

Improving children’s rights Consultation on incorporating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child The Scottish Government is seeking views on how best to incorporate the UN’s ‘gold standard’ for children’s rights into Scots Law and improve the lives of children and young people. The Scottish Government state that: “Incorporating the UNCRC will strengthen […]

Gardening Fun at Wimberley Estate Childcare Centre

The children and staff at Wimberley would like to express a big thank for all their kind donations to: Morrison’s, Inverness, Munro’s Nurseries, Munlochy  Simpsons Garden Centre, Inverness, The resources and materials enabled our children to begin creating a vegetable plot, raised beds and a Bug Hotel. This has been invaluable for our children’s learning; […]