Leeds Early Years Association

The LEYA is a registered Charity established in 1981.
We currently have two EY settings in North West Leeds –
Judged OFSTED Outstanding twice in as many years, we are passionate about sharing our knowledge and expertise with the wider EY community.


We are widening our services throughout Lantern project which we are currently seeking external funding for.

Join us!

Become a Leeds early Years Association associate – for membership fees please contact
Clare Bligh                                                      Emma Kean
clare@leya.org.uk                                       emma@leya.org.uk


We provide consultancy and support packages including:
  • Pre Ofsted inspection visits and Feedback sessions
  • Pre registration visits and planning
  • Bespoke training at your setting
  • Best practice guides and training
  • Business, Marketing and Website support

Find out more here


We are passionate about Early Years professionalism and want to have a direct impact on:-
  • Recognition of the Early Years profession
  • Fairer funding – central government
  • Early Intervention and Preventative work with children’s and families
  • Lantern  – access to Cultural Capital for all


EY Pedagogy:

We are working on our LEYA Early Years  Pedagogy
We hope to share this with you very soon.