• Provider Agreement deadline TODAY

    To continue to receive the early years funding from September you must read the Provider Agreement and return the Provider Agreement form to eyef@devon.gov.uk  by today (Friday 14 July). You will need to click on the link at the end of the Provider Agreement to download the form to return electronically to eyef@devon.gov.uk There may be Continue reading →

  • Extended Entitlement Provider Network Presentations

    Thanks to all of you who attended the Provider Network Meetings on the Extended Entitlement. For those of you who were not able to attend, here are the presentations that were given: Provider Network July 17 – Extended Entitlement Provider Network July 17 – Additional Service Charge and Models Provider Network July 17 – Job Centre Continue reading →

  • Extended Entitlement Process for Parents of 4 year olds

    The Director of Early Years and Childcare -Michelle Dyson- informed us that the process for parents of eligible four year olds to apply for the extended entitlement will be made available to families by the end of next week (July 14). We expect that parents, who have signed up with HMRC for an email alert, Continue reading →

  • Early Years Job Vacancies w/c 03/07/17

    Please find below vacancies that have been posted this week: Playworker – Kingskerswell C of E Primary School   (19/07/17) Nursery Assistant (2 posts) – Munchkins Day Nursery  (04/09/17) Apprenticeship (Nursery Assistant Level 2) – Munchkins Day Nursery  (04/09/17) Nursery Nurse (maternity cover) – Exeter College Nursery   (16/07/17) Early Years Room Lead – Action for Children Continue reading →

  • NaCTSO: Lock Down Procedures

    How will you keep children and staff safe if there was an attack in your area? The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) are advising that providers have a lock down procedure as part of an emergency plan. They have issued some guidance on Developing Dynamic Lockdown Procedures.  

  • Improving child dental health

    Public Health England has published a resource outlining how health professionals can help prevent tooth decay in children under 5. It includes an outline of the impact poor oral health has on children and families and stresses that it may also be indicative of dental neglect as well as wider safeguarding issues. Health Matters: Child Continue reading →

  • Online Safety Newsletter – Issue 3

    Here is latest e-safety newsletter for providers and parents to help you to keep safe online: Early Years Providers Online Safety Newsletter Issue 3 (Bonus Summer Edition) – June 2017 Parents Online Safety Newsletter Issue 3 (Bonus Summer Editions) – June 2017

  • Safer Internet Advice

    Here are some links to useful resources and videos to use within your setting and share with parents: Smartie the Penguin Digiduck’s Big Decision Safer Internet Resources for 3 to 11s Internet safety checklist for pre-school children Get Safe Online – Advice if your child is under 5 years old