Family Action's network for schools and childcare providers in England. Share knowledge, discuss issues, be inspired.

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Inclusive school-based childcare benefits everyone
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Find ideas, tips, information and resources
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The SEND reforms: what they mean
Children aged 0 to 5 in school-based inclusive childcare
Create more inclusive childcare environments in schools
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Free leaflets for schools produced by NAHT and Family Action

Developing childcare on a school site

RESEARCH

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

 

GUIDE AND CASE STUDIES

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

Funding, training and events, childcare news

FUNDING  ALERTS

Magic Breakfast    For breakfast club funding, support and resources for schools.

More funding alerts here

 

TRAINING AND EVENTS

Learning Exchange on Facebook    Childcare events, training resources and organisations suggested by settings

Keep your eye on other training opportunities taking place across England.

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

 

CATCH UP WITH NEWS

Nurseries will receive half a day's notice before routine Ofsted inspections

Childcare offer in schools to be part of perfomance tables    

More news here.

Question and tips - ask the Childcare in Schools team

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 the under 5s. Find out more.

 

WHAT DO THE SEND REFORMS MEAN FOR YOU? 

Here's an overview.

Information for all providers and local authorities.

 

EHELPLINE

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

 

EBULLETIN 

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

Learn how schools have set up childcare on their own premises

FIND A CASE STUDY

Church Hill Nursery School and Children’s Centre in Walthamstow, London offers viable and inclusive childcare to parents. Find out what the challenges to making the provision inclusive are. More case studies

We'd like to hear about what works in your provision. What makes your school-based childcare inclusive for 0-5s with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)?

Why re-invent wheels? Find tip sheets and templates

FIND TIPS

You'll find tips about marketing your inclusive provision here

 

THIS MONTH'S PICK

TIP SHEET: Creating one-page profiles