Updates to: actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Early Years Foundation Stage Statutory Framework (EYFS) and early years qualifications.
Following an item in last week’s digest there were a few questions raised and we want to give more detail this week to help explain what was meant.
The academic calendar for 2020 /2021 is now available.
As a result of alleged unfair practices caused by COVID-19 disruptions, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published an open letter to the early years sector (nurseries and childcare providers).
All childminders in the country have been sent a survey by Ofsted. If you have received an email from Ofsted about a survey it is genuine. We have been informed that there is no closing date for this survey, so if you have not yet received yours it is probably on its way!
The school nurse parent newsletter includes tips for wellbeing and information and support available locally and nationally. There is also advice for getting ready for returning to (or starting) school in September.
This briefing pulls together key guidance for providers of early years services from all four UK nations on how to keep children safe during the pandemic.
Digital innovations by Devon’s health visitors, which ensure that new parents receive the support they need during the coronavirus pandemic, have been recognised nationally. Read more about innovations by Devon’s health visitors.
New funding streams this week include: The Eric and Jean Beecham Charitable Trust and The National Farmers Union (NFU) Mutual Community Giving Fund.
View the latest jobs in early years.