• Spring Headcount Task – Deadline Sunday 31st January 2021

    The Spring Headcount Task is now available. The deadline for submissions is 23.59 on Sunday 31st January 2021. If you have already submitted your task and have further changes to make these can be done at any point up until the deadline but please remember to resubmit so that the data comes through to us for processing.

  • Early Years Census – Funded Private, Voluntary and Independent (PVI) providers

    Thank you to those funded private, voluntary and independent (PVI) providers (including governor run pre-schools) who have submitted their Early Years Census information through the new Self Update icon on the provider portal. For those who have not done so already, please submit your information to us by Friday 12th February.

  • Government updates

    Updates include: Letting Ofsted know if you are open or closed, Education attendance restrictions to remain in place, Reported coronavirus (COVID-19) cases by registered early years and childcare settings, What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges, Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support for education, early years and children’s social care, Ofsted: coronavirus (COVID-19) rolling update and Data protection for education providers.

  • COVID-19 Education settings webinar update

    For the next few weeks the South West Health Protection Team will be running COVID-19 educational setting webinars for any educational setting to attend on Thursdays.

  • Parents Childcare Survey 2021

    Calling all parents living or working in Devon. We need your help! The answers you give in this short survey will help the early years and childcare team in Devon County Council to plan and make sure that there is enough childcare for you to work or train.

  • Government updates

    Updates include: Paediatric First Aid certificate requalification training; Early years foundation stage: coronavirus disapplications; Making a childcare bubble with another household; What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges; Ofsted: coronavirus (COVID-19) rolling update; Attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; Coronavirus (COVID-19) asymptomatic testing for staff in primary schools and nurseries and Supporting document on Early Years 2021 Census.