Guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) related matters for Early Years and Childcare Providers

The DFE have published the next iteration of the early years guidance. Please note the title of this guidance has now changed to ‘Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus outbreak’ for consistency with the schools guidance.

Attendance in education and early years settings 

It was estimated on 16 April that 65,000 children were attending early years childcare – about 4% of the number of children who usually attend childcare in term time.