• New Statutory Guidance

    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

  • EYEF Helpdesk Closed – 28th February

    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.

  • Scarlet Fever

    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

  • Pre-Advertisement – Early Years Provision for Kingsteignton School

    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.

  • Play Training

    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 →

  • Make sure all staff are subscribed to our weekly emails

    The way that Facebook displays posts in your news feed is changing. This means you’ll be less likely to see our news and messages in future. Subscribing to our weekly emails means you can receive all the latest news straight into your inbox. Please make sure all staff are subscribed: SUBSCRIBE HERE  

  • North Devon Early Help Practitioner Forum : 22nd February Holsworthy

    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 →