Welcome to the SfYC blog. Every month we will send you a bulletin full of links to useful information and updates. Please check during the month for more urgent news and updates.
- 30 hours childcare update
Hampshire selected to be an Early Implementer Innovator
- 2 Year Old Revenue Grant
There is £55,000 of revenue grant fund available for Early Years Education providers to apply for and use by 31 March 2016. This funding is the remaining funding from the Government’s 2 Year Old trajectory funding for the purpose to support the development of free high quality Early Years Education places for funded two year olds.
- Ofsted Safeguarding
Ofsted safeguarding actions for childcare providers, the latest audit.
- Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) – Free practical workshops
There is another opportunity to attend an EYPP workshop. If you were unable to attend in the autumn term or have just started claiming EYPP funding this is an essential workshop to attend. Please click for further information.
- Early Years Education Outreach Service (EYEOS) referral form
Services for Young Children have an outreach service available to the private, independent and voluntary Early Years sector and have recently updated the referral form. Click here for more information about the service and access to the updated referral form: http://www.hants.gov.uk/childrens-services/childcare/providers/inclusion/area-inco-support/sfyc-outreach.htm
- Training Subscription Reminder
The training subscription purchase window opens on Monday 8 February and closes at midnight Friday 15 April 2016. Please click for further information.
- Prospects – Webinars for groups
Committee run organisations opportunities to attend a new webinar for group committees – on roles and responsibilities.
- Prospects – February Update
Prospects in Hampshire, What’s happening this term, Did you know, Supervision meetings, Pass it on update.
- Parent / Carers – February Update
Contact a Family, Benefits Poster 2016/2017, Stuck with things to do with the family?
- Lead Practitioner (Safeguarding) Support Group – MASH/CRT team
Summary from briefing and links to important documents and information
- Preparation for cold weather
With cold weather, providers are reminded to be familiar with the emergency closures procedure: http://www.hants.gov.uk/childrens-services/childcare/providers/more-information/sfyc-information-library.htm
- Postgraduate and Professional Courses Open Evening