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

What About the Children? Conference 8 March 2018


The Never-changing Emotional Needs of the Under-threes' - can these be met in our ever-changing society?, when WATC will be marking 25 years of the charity and its work to promote the importance of the first three years for future health and wellbeing.

Click on link below for more deatils

Download: 2018_flier_(1).pptxfinal_(1).pdf

DfE EYFS Profile Results 2017

Please click the link below for the full Department for Education report just published

Download: SFR60_2017_Text.pdf

ECF Early Childhood Forum