Please encourage parents who want 30 hours childcare in January, to apply before the Christmas holidays or it could be too late.
The DfE and HMRC have worked together to produce this one-page Childcare overview that sets out all the governments childcare offers for parents, helping them to understand at a glance what support might be available to them and how the offers interact. Please share this with parents.
Come along to a free and informal information session on 13 February 2019 in Exeter to find out more!
The Department for Education is consulting on the development of a draft voluntary safeguarding code of practice for out-of-school settings (OOSS), as well as guidance for parents on key questions they may wish to consider when choosing an out-of-school setting for their child.
Beach Buddies Childcare are looking to gain more interest in Green Bottoms Nappy Collection Service. Are you interested in getting collections in Devon?
Please find listed below a list of early years job adverts placed this week
Next week Devon County Council is being inspected by Ofsted for the effectiveness of provision for SEND.
We are now well into the crazy christmas season. We would love to hear and see how you are preparing for Christmas and share this with everyone? Are you holding a nativity, christingle service, making decorations, cooking christmas treats? Please send photos and stories to firstname.lastname@example.org. This week the Christmas fairies have attacked the Early Continue reading →
Please check 30 hour codes have been validated on the Provider Portal before offering funded hours to parents. Any codes issued by HMRC with a start date from 1st January will not be funded until April and any codes issued in September and missed funding for this term will not be funded in Spring Term Continue reading →
The new report gives a breakdown of the payments received, how the funding is made up with universal deprivation and SEND funding and what funding has been paid for individual children. We plan to issue this report after the Headcount and Amendment payments and it can be found on the Provider Portal in “ Messages” Continue reading →