Early Years and Childcare Service

Information for childcare providers

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Safeguarding
Draft policies and procedures for safeguarding and 'what to do if you have concerns about the welfare of a child' plus useful website links

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Funding
Information on the Early Years Entitlement, 2Gether Entitlement, Sustainability Grants, Inclusion Grants and the Graduate Leader Fund

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Support
Support teams, business support, useful documents, templates and guidance for childcare providers and childminders

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Training
Information on the latest training, financial support available and check your qualification is full and relevant

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Recruitment
Post your early years and childcare job vacancies here and get information on safer recruitment
linkCultural diversity
Ideas, activities and games to help develop understanding of cultural diversity for out of school settings
linkEarly years and childcare in schools
Information on the single funding formula, governor-run provision and maintained nurseries
linkPlaywork and out of school provision
Information on the value of play, different types of play and the playwork principles
linkChildren's centres
Find out what services Children's Centres offer, and how to contact your local centre
linkPublic information
Find out how information about your setting is made public
linkChildcare sufficiency
linkEarly Help and Devon Assessment Framework

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