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GIVE CHILDREN In NEED THE BEST START IN LIFE!

Replicate LEYF by learning from them!

DISCOVER LEYF (London early years foundation)

The London Early Years Foundation is a charitable social enterprise that gives London’s children (especially those most in need) the best start in life by providing access to high-quality, affordable Early Years education and care.
Learn from them to replicate their concept! 

IN THIS VIDEO YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT:

  • LEYF's concept (Vision, Story, KPIs, Impact)​

  • Their most valuable learnings (First steps, Challenges, Pivots)​

  • LEYF's business model (Current business model, future evolutions)

  • Their best advice for someone who wants to launch a similar project

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ABOUT LEYF

Quick overview

The London Early Years Foundation is a charitable social enterprise that gives London’s children (especially those most in need) the best start in life by providing access to high-quality, affordable Early Years education and care.

  • Creation date: 1903

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom

  • Areas already covered: 0

  • Areas of replication: Anywhere where there are privately run nurseries, or where Early Years education and childcare are not entirely subsidised by Governments

  • Business model: LEYF is a registered charity and social enterprise, which uses a unique cross-subsidy model to sustainably operate in areas of high deprivation and support those most in need.

Impact

+4000

35%

children per year supported by LEYF nurseries

35% funded only children (i.e., parents pay no fees to access nursery place)

50%

‘Outstanding’ rated nurseries (vs. 20% in London)

ABOUT THE FOUNDER

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June O'Sullivan MBE 

An inspiring speaker, author and regular media commentator on Early Years, social business and child poverty, June has been instrumental in achieving a major strategic, pedagogical and cultural shift for the award-winning London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), resulting in an increased profile, new childcare model and stronger social impact over the past 10 years.

Background & Awards

 

LEYF has consistently been recognised as a leader in both the Early Years and Social Enterprise sectors, winning Nursery World Awards, Nursery Management Today awards, Social Enterprise Awards, and recognition for social innovation.

 

LEYF’s CEO has also presented a TED Talk on ‘How nurseries tackle the injustice of poverty and she has authored a number of books (Successful Leadership in the Early Years, The A to Z of Early Years, and 50 Fantastic Ideas for Sustainability).

 

Read more here.

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