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If you have a useful template or form that you would like to share with other schools setting up childcare, please send it to us.



Please note that this page was created as part of Family Action's 2013-15 project 'Childcare in Schools'.

Handy templates

  1. Mapping local childcare and holiday provision  - updated February 2016
  2. Surveying parents/carers  - updated February 2016
  3. Surveying staff/steering committee members  - updated February 2016
  4. Surveying children committee members  - updated February 2016
  5. Invitation to parents'/carers' consultation event  - updated February 2016
  6. Steering group invitation letter - updated February 2016
  7. Steering group contact list  - updated February 2016
  8. Statement of aims and objectives - updated February 2016
    Mission statement  - updated February 2016
  9. Constitution  - updated February 2016
  10. Action plan for setting up school-based childcare/holiday provision  - updated February 2016
  11. Benchmark the costs of childcare  - updated February 2016
  12. School-based childcare budgeting sheet - updated February 2016 (with thanks to Rye Oak Primary School, Southwark, London)
  13. Business plan for school-based childcare/holiday provision  - updated February 2016
  14. Monitoring and evaluating your business plan - updated February 2016
  15. Service Level Agreement - updated February 2016 
  16. Photo/images/film consent form for third-party childcare provider  - updated February 2016
  17. Photo/images/film consent form for a school providing childcare  - updated February 2016
  18. Venue hire contract and terms and conditions - updated March 2016 (with thanks to Meadowdale Primary Academy)
  19. Lettings booking form - updated March 2016 (with thanks to Meadowdale Primary Academy)
  20. Holiday activity schedule - updated March 2016
  21. Extended childcare provision (nursery and early years age group)  - updated March 2016
  22. Job advert for holiday playworker - updated March 2016
  23. Job description: childcare manager - updated March 2016
  24. Job description: deputy childcare manager  - updated March 2016
  25. Job description: childcare worker - updated March 2016