• Tests for Covid-19

    Information on access to Covid tests and clarification on how employers can refer staff for testing.

  • Autumn term headcount task

    The Autumn Headcount Task is now available with a deadline for submissions of 23.59 on Sunday 27th September 2020. Once submitted, further changes can be made if required up until the deadline – please just remember to resubmit so that the amendments come through to us for processing.

  • Important updates to government guidance

    Updates include: Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; Early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term: translations for parents and carers; COVID-19: Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities and COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

  • Funding Friday

    Funding streams this week include: The Maingot Charitable Trust, The Morrisons Foundation and The Ward Blenkinsop Trust.

  • Important Updates to Government Guidance

    Updates include Keeping Children safe in Education, Coronavirus – What has changed, Public Health England launches new Every Mind Matters campaign, Guidance for the safe use of multi-purpose community facilities, Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus outbreak and EYFS coronavirus disapplications.

  • Development Matters

    The Department for Education (DfE) has recently published Development Matters, new non-statutory curriculum guidance which supports the delivery of the revised early years foundation stage (EYFS) statutory framework.