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Keep up to date with the latest news and updates from the Early Years and Childcare Service. You can subscribe to receive a weekly email digest of new updates (sent every Friday morning). You can also receive the same updates by following us on Facebook.

Summer Term Amendment Task – Deadline for Submissions Sunday 16th August 2020

Just a reminder that the Amendment Task deadline is approaching.


Questions and answers following a DFE early years webinar for local authorities

Two of our Early Years and Childcare Service managers attended a webinar with the Department for Education and were subsequently sent questions and answers that had been raised prior to, during and after the session.


Important updates to Government guidance

What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.


Nursery and early years sector: COVID-19 restrictions and consumer law advice

This advice is primarily aimed at nurseries and early years settings in relation to their agreements with parents (consumers) who privately fund their childcare places during Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.


Paediatric First Aid training

We are pleased to announce we are now in a position to begin to offer the Paediatric First Aid training once again.


Two-year old entitlement

Permanent extension of the eligibility criteria for a free early education place for disadvantaged two year olds.


Multi-Agency Safeguarding and Child Protection (Group 3 Core)

The Devon Children and Families Partnership have adapted their face to face training so that the Group 3 Safeguarding and Child Protection Course is now delivered virtually.


Competition for children and young people with SEND in Devon

We would like to ask for your help in promoting this competition which is open for all children and young people with SEND in Devon.


#Funding Friday

New funding streams this week include: The Daniell Trust and The Ragdoll Foundation.


Early years job adverts – w/c 03/08/2020

View the latest jobs in early years.