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
Expression of interest update
Childcare Bill Policy Statement from the DfE
- EYSFF Cost Capturing Survey
Due to the current situation regarding possible changes to Early Years funding from central Government, it is important that the local authority has as much information as possible with regards to costs within childcare settings. Please click for further details
- Employers Liability Insurance
Update to the Early Years Education Terms and Conditions – Reduction in the level of Employers Liability Insurance cover required.
- Parent / Carers – October Update
Special Needs Information Day, The Alcohol Education Trust, Support4SEND.
- Starting School – Year R (reception) and Year 3 applicants
Applications for starting school in September 2016
- The Prevent Duty
Guidance and advice on the role providers are expected to have in assessing the risk of children being drawn into extremism.
- Safeguarding Course
The New Forest Safeguarding course advertised in the September blog (PVSG0001-14BS) has an incorrect date. The course is on 13 October and not 14 October as advertised.
- Environmental Rating Scale course
Change from ITERS to ECERS-3
- Early Help – Additional Support Pathway
Many of you would have any received a paper copy of the additional support pathway which we have been distributing at our SfYC forums. The document provides an overview on how to request additional support dependent on the level of needs of the child.
- Early Years and Childcare Provider Briefing
SfYC would like to know what you thought of the summer provider briefing in your area. Please complete this online survey to share your thoughts with us: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ProviderBriefingSummer2015
- Road Safety Week
Promotional market flyers