Under 5 magazine

Under 5, the official magazine of the Alliance, is one of the most trusted and respected sources of information and advice for the early years community.

Distributed directly to subscribers ten times a year, each issue of Under 5 includes: 

  • Latest sector news and policy updates
  • Regular features on EYFS learning and development requirements
  • Learning through play activity ideas
  • Exclusive interviews with key early years political and sector leaders
  • Expert advice and guidance on issues such as safeguarding and inclusion
  • Special discounts on leading commercial sector products and services


Alliance members receive 10 issues of Under 5 annually as part of their membership, and can purchase additional subscriptions to the magazine for £20 a year. Subscriptions for non-members are available at £28.57 per year.

Under 5 magazine cover

Under 5 February highlights

Ditching plastic – How to reduce your use of sinlge-use plastics

Going green –  Tips and ideas from vegetarian nurseries 

Take a deep breath... – Mindfulness for early years settings




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