This data is published fortnightly. It gives the number of registered early years and childcare providers reporting one or more confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) by week.
Change made: Added data for weeks beginning 22 February and 1 March 2021.
Wave 3 of research with childcare providers in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Change made: first published.
Funding for local authorities and early years providers through the early years dedicated schools grant (DSG).
Change made: update: the government’s plans for funding local authorities in the 2021 spring term and for the financial year 2021 to 2022.
Find out who is eligible for twice-weekly testing and how to get tested if you do not have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). This guidance is for people without symptoms.
Change made: new information explaining what ‘related occupations’ are to schools, nurseries and college staff and students. Added ‘early years education’ because the service includes childminders and childcare staff who do not work in nurseries.
Find out if a person’s qualifications allow them to work in an early years setting, and if you can include them in staff:child ratios.
Change made: added information about the qualifications affected by changes to NCFE CACHE early years educator (EYE) and early years educator (EYP) qualifications.