• Register for Tax Free Childcare

    Only 50.1% of our funded group providers have registered for Tax Free Childcare. Register with the Childcare Service now You may have been contacted by your Early Years and Childcare Advisor about registering for tax free childcare. We would like as many childcare providers to register so that parents have the widest choice of provision Continue reading →

  • Update on the SEND funding

    The Early Years SEND funding has now been consulted on and a proposal will be taken to the Devon Education Forum on 21 June 2017. Following the outcome of the consultation, the proposal will include: a universal rate added onto every three- and four-year-old funded hour (including the extended entitlement) a targeted rate (calculated on Continue reading →

  • Raising concerns and making a complaint about Ofsted

    Ofsted aim to carry out all of their work to a high standard but recognise that, occasionally, concerns may arise about their actions or the conduct of their staff. The ‘Complaints about Ofsted‘ policy sets out their approach and procedures for handling complaints about Ofsted.

  • Parents contact HMRC not DCC

    Providers need to direct parents to the HMRC Customer Interaction Centre 0300 1234 097 in relation to applying for the extended entitlement.

  • Page for Parents

    This childcare page for parents will be updated with all the latest information on the extended entitlement.

  • MSE Childcare Costs Help Guide

    This Martin Lewis Money Saving Expert Guide for parents on childcare costs, provides excellent advice on the best options to help with the cost of childcare.