Early Years Pupil Premium for 2-year-olds Find out how the EYPP will be allocated going forward. More here.
Magic Breakfast For breakfast club funding, support and resources for schools.
Awards for All Grants What are the 8 most common mistakes made when people apply for these grants?
TRAINING AND EVENTS
Learning Exchange on Facebook SEND events, trips, training resources, club ideas.
Preparing for the Common Inspection Framework - Bolton 22 April 2015
Common Inspection Framework (Free briefings) For all early years and childcare professionals (run by the NDNA and Ofsted)
Keen your eye on other training opportunities...
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
Compulsory First Aid training for nursery workers
DfE's Childcare Readiness Investment Fund open to existing providers
Higher tax-free financial assistance for parents of disabled children
A QUESTION FROM WARWICKSHIRE
How I can help providers support children in clubs who need one-to-one support due a particular level of additional need, without extra funding? Find some answers here.
WORKING WITH PARENTS AND STAFF TO IMPROVE INCLUSION
Have a look at this page for some ideas and suggestions about how providers can improve the way they approach creating inclusive childcare. Find out more.
Do you need advice about insurance for your childcare provision, how to solve transport issues, why childcare-specific software is useful? Find out more...
If you have any questions about creating inclusive school-based childcare environments for children aged 0 to 5 years old, please contact a member of the Childcare in Schools team or send us an email. We'll be developing an FAQ section in due course. Please keep an eye on this section.
FAQs about setting up school-based childcare for older children.
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...
Harthill Nursery School and Children's Centre in Luton has reduced its deficit and is now on a surer business footing. It's also more inclusive to children with SEND. Find out more...
More case studies...
We'd like to hear about what works in your provision. What makes your school-based childcare inlcusive and how do you tackle unique challenges around making your provision accessible to children with SEND?
THIS MONTH'S PICKS
TIP SHEET: Hiring an apprentice Apprentices are being hired in childcare settings and schools to supplement staff.
TIP SHEET: How schools can help to improve inclusion A range of actions to help you make childcare more inclusive.
Childcare in schools for 2-year-olds: Check this section of the Learning Exchange.