HMRC are advising that parents should apply for their 30 hour codes for Summer Term by 28th February. This allows time for any queries to be resolved in good time for new children to be ready to start their extended entitlement from 1st April 2018. Parents of 2 year olds who become ineligible before 31st Continue reading →
There is a new version of the statutory guidance that has been published. This has been updated to reflect the changes for free early education entitlement for two-year-olds under Universal Credit that come into force from April 2018. Early Education and Childcare: Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities
The Early Years Funding Helpdesk will be closed all day on Wednesday 28th February 2018 for staff training. You may be able to find the answer to your query by visiting our website www.devon.gov.uk/eyef or in your Provider Portal messages.
Please see the following information from Public Health regarding a national increase in the notifications of scarlet fever, which is above expected levels. This letter contains useful advice for schools and early years settings including signs and symptoms, infection control advice and recommended actions if schools suspect an outbreak. Letter from Public Health – Scarlet Fever
Please see this Pre-Advertisement from the United Schools Trust who will be inviting tenders for the supply of services in respect of an Early Years Provision and Out of School Provision at Kingsteignton School. This is the last opportunity to register interest and receive an application pack.
MODERN SLAVERY IS HAPPENING TODAY IN NORTH DEVON & TORRIDGE – DO YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MIGHT MEAN TO YOU AND ARE YOU READY TO DEAL WITH IT? The Community Safety Partnership has organised two briefings of how to respond when faced with a potential Modern Slavery issue. Modern Slavery is happening in our immediate Continue reading →
Ofsted have an online form for reporting incidents.
When: Monday 19th March, 09.30 – 16.00 Where: County Hall, Exeter What: A 1 day course to raise awareness of the underpinning principles of the importance of children’s play and how you can meet and implement them in your setting . We will explore some of the key theories behind the need to provide the Continue reading →
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The next Early Help Practitioner Forum will be held on Thursday 22nd February 10am-12noon at Holsworthy Training & Business Centre, Western Road, Holsworthy, EX22 6DH Agenda Items: Universal Credit update Matt Hurley Specialist Autism Assessment – Wendy Alford MASH Update – Shirley Rooney Early Help Update – Funding for 2018 and Request for Additional Service Forms Continue reading →