Forecast Payments for Autumn Term 2019

Forecast payments for the Autumn term will be made week commencing 2nd September 2019. The Forecast for Autumn 2019 for group providers will be calculated as 50% of summer headcount funding.  If you have a significant change in pupil numbers and would like your forecast payment adjusted, please email the mailbox with the total termly Continue reading →

Improving Continence for Children with Neurodisability (ICoN), University of Exeter

The ICoN study, is a research study being run by the University of Exeter. They are just starting recruitment of people to take part in an online survey about continence for children with disabilities, and are looking for families of children with disabilities and professionals to take part. For further information and to take part Continue reading →

Devon Rape Crisis; Sexual Abuse Services is looking for Volunteers!

Devon Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Services (RCSAS) is looking for women volunteers to represent our diverse community and join our team. No previous experience is needed, as training is provided, we just ask for passion and commitment! Devon RCSAS is a voluntary organisation that offers a range of free and confidential specialist support services Continue reading →

30 Hour Update

The following is an update from the Early Years Funding Team: This is our latest 30 hour update in preparation for Autumn Term 2019. We recommend that the first step is to go to your Expiration Dashboard and recheck any “Red” codes to see if reconfirmation was completed late by the parent and if eligibility Continue reading →


It’s #FundingFriday. This week we’ve added information on: Finnis Scott Foundation BBC Children in Need Finnis Scott Foundation Grants for any charitable purpose, but their present policy is to focus grant-making in the areas of horticulture and plant sciences, as well as fine art and art history.  The funding is open to charities and charitable Continue reading →

Summer Workshops in the South Hams

NSPCC Look Say Sing Play – sign up for free brain-building tips

NSPCC have teamed up with Vroom™ to give parents some fun and easy tips to help them bring even more Look, Say, Sing and Play into their daily routine with their baby. They will send them a new tip, tailored to their child’s age, each week.

Supporting Children to eat more Veg

The See & Eat project is looking at the use of eBooks to get children to eat more vegetables. If you have any contact with families who would be eligible (families with a child between 18-48 months old with access to a tablet/ iPad) who would like to take part in the study please contact Continue reading →

Early Years Job Adverts – w/c 08/07/19

Please find listed below a list of early years job adverts placed this week: Pre-School Merger Manager – Bishopsteignton Pre-School Playgroup 0-3 Years Unit Manager & Leader – The Old School Children’s Centre Need to advertise an Early Years post? For info on how to place an advert including advert costs and what to include Continue reading →

Training bulletin – Autumn 2019

Please see our latest Training Bulletin for upcoming short courses and eLearning: Training bulletin – Autumn 2019