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See the benefits of inclusive school-based childcare
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Find out about free training and resources
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Read tips from childcare providers
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Find information and useful links
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Engage with parents and families

Developing childcare on a school site

RESEARCH

The Family and Childcare Trust has evaluated Family Action's Childcare in Schools project (2013-2015): Find the report here.

 

GUIDE AND CASE STUDIES

Dismantle the barriers: Free guide and case studies to support schools to develop childcare, particularly for 8-14 year olds.

Training and events

Visit our Training page to find out about:

  • Family Action's free autumn training programme
  • online training
  • face-to-face childcare events. 

Family Action is a member of the Children's Partnership. Find out more.

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Support other childcare settings. Visit our Learning Exchange Facebook page to view and post examples of:

  • childcare events and training sessions
  • resources and equipment
  • support organisations
  • toys and books
  • policies and legislation.

About us

Family Action is being funded by the Department for Education to support early years settings to develop inclusive school-based childcare provision for 0-5s with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Find out about our project and the providers we are working with.

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Sign up today to receive our free half-termly Learning Exchange e-Bulletin.

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If you have questions about creating inclusive school-based childcare environments for children aged 0 to 5 years, please send us an email

Case studies

What makes your school-based childcare inclusive for 0-5s with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)? Drop us an email: asklex@family-action.org.uk.

Take a look at our Learn from Others section. St Marychurch in Torquay, for instance, offers tips on choosing furniture and equipment.  

Our target settings

Find out about the work our target settings are doing to develop more inclusive childcare practices, such as: