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Loan high quality equipment and resources for Early Years and Primary education.

Emporium is an educational resource loan service providing high quality play and learning resources, to enhance stimulating learning environments in settings, schools and in homes.

We endeavour to provide support in all areas of learning, with high expectations for every child to achieve their full potential during the Early Years Foundation Stage, in primary education and beyond.

Emporium is a key element of the Early Years and Childcare Service within The Education People.  A unique service to Kent which has been operational since 1998.

Emporium was established to support quality and sustainability in early years and out of school settings.

Our resources are suitable for children from birth to eleven years, chosen to be inclusive and supporting of children in all areas of their development.

All are welcome to become a member of Emporium, from first-time parents to grandparents, education settings, home educators, or even purchase a subscription as a unique gift.

Emporium provides a cost-effective and sustainable service to access play and educative resources for children.

Key Benefits of Joining

  • Over 3,500 high quality resources.
  • Resource support in all areas of learning, to help children achieve their full potential in the Early Years Foundation Stage, in primary education and beyond.
  • The opportunity to give children a variety of unique learning experiences.
  • A category designed specifically for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
  • Knowledgeable and supportive team which are accessible and will work with you.
  • Try before you buy! Why not loan one of our items to ensure it suits your needs?
  • Sustainable

Subscription Packages

  • Subscriptions start from £90 per year excl. VAT.
  • Instalment plans are available.
  • Delivery is included in all subscriptions.
  • Subscriptions can be purchased as a gift for a child.
  • Additional options available.

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.
  • Family homes

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