• #FundingFriday

    New funding streams this week include: Michael Crawford Children’s Charity – makes grants to both individuals and charities to benefit children and young people. It provides funding for the advancement of health, disability and the relief of poverty Smile for Life – helps children under 18 years living in the UK and disadvantaged through poverty, Continue reading →

  • Deadline for Amendment Task – Sunday 2nd September

    Early Years Funding adjustments for Summer Term claims for 2, 3 and 4 year olds, needs to be submitted by Sunday 2nd September. The Helpdesk is open until 4.30pm on Friday 31st August but not over the weekend so if you have any queries, please ensure you contact us as soon as possible.

  • ZZ Golden Ticket numbers

    Just another reminder to please email eyef@devon.gov.uk for any 2-year-olds joining your setting for the new term with a ZZ number on their Golden Ticket.  Please confirm the child’s name, date of birth,  ZZ number, their start date and the name of your setting as this isn’t always obvious from the email addresses.  If you Continue reading →

  • Changes to Disqualification by Association – Reminder

    This is a reminder that the disqualification by association for registered non -domestic childcare and schools is being removed from the 31st August 2018. Where registered childcare is provided on domestic premises the disqualification by association arrangements will continue to apply. Disqualification Under the Childcare Act 2006

  • Oak Tree Nursery at Ilfracombe Carnival

    On Sunday 26th August, Oak Tree Nursery took part in the Ilfracombe Carnival with the theme ‘Heroes’. They were delighted to be awarded first prize in the ‘Best Walking Children under 16’ category! They received a beautiful trophy, a rosette and £50.00 to put into their fundraising pot! Manager of the nursery, Stella Freebody said Continue reading →

  • Caring For Children Qualifications

    Caring for Children qualifications can be a first step back into learning. The Level 1 Award and the Level 1 Certificate are both recognised qualifications, suitable for parents, carers, or those wishing to work in childcare. They are available from https://eatthatfrog.ac.uk/  

  • #MakingMonday

    The last #MakingMonday activity for this summer is Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting. Have fun!

  • #Funding Friday

    New funding streams this week include: Amazon Smile – supporters can support when they shop on smile.amazon.co.uk. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charity of the buyer’s choice For all the information on all Charitable Funding streams please see our webpage Keep an eye out of social media Continue reading →

  • New Service for Parents

    Do you have parents who would like support to get back into work or training? The new Parent Progression Project has been developed by Exeter Communities Initiative (ECI) and Action for Children, with a team of people working across the County.  They aim to help parents identify where they are and the distance they may Continue reading →