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Emporium

Loan High Quality Equipment and Resources for Education and Childcare

Emporium is an educational resource loan service that provides quality play and learning resources to support high quality, stimulating learning environments in settings, schools and at home. Our main goal is to provide support in all areas of learning to improve children’s chances of achieving their full potential at the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage, in primary education and beyond.

Emporium is part of the Early Years and Childcare Service within The Education People. It is a unique service to Kent that has been operational since 1998 and was established to support quality and sustainability in early years and out of school settings.

Our resources are suited to children from birth to eleven years and are inclusive, supporting children with additional needs. Anyone can become a member of Emporium, from first-time parents to grandparents that want to purchase a subscription as a gift for their grandchildren, making Emporium a cost-effective way to access play and educative resources for children.

Key Benefits of Joining

  • Over 3,500 high quality resources.
  • Support in all areas of learning, to improve children’s chances of achieving their full potential at the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage, in primary education and beyond.
  • The chance to give children a variety of learning experiences at little cost.
  • A category designed specifically for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
  • Knowledgeable and supportive team that will work with you.
  • Try before you buy! Why not loan one of our items to ensure it suits your needs?

Subscription Packages

  • Subscriptions start from £75 per year.
  • Direct debit payments are available.
  • Delivery is included in all subscriptions.
  • Subscriptions can be purchased as a gift for a child.
  • Add ons available.
  • Funded subscription options

Access to our Resources

  • Infant, junior and primary schools (including independent schools).
  • Primary academies.
  • Private, voluntary and independent early years settings.
  • Out of school providers and maintained nurseries.
  • Foster carers.
  • Home educators.
  • Childminders.
  • Parent and toddler, and creche groups.

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Sand Dune with Slide (Community Playthings)

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Climb & Crawl (Community Playthings)

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