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Living Difference IV

Would you like to be kept up to date with changes to our courses as they happen?We regularly add new courses, and occasionally have to make changes to existing courses throughout the year. If you would like to be updated with these changes please sign…

Keeping Children Healthy

Please also visit the 'Children's Health' page on this website.    

Webinar for Headteacher, RE leads and Governors

This free virtual session is to cover the revised Locally Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education – Living Difference IV – requirements, revisions and actions that schools will need to be aware of for implementation by September 2022 This course is aimed at leaders and governors from…

Starting an out of school club

There is a growing demand for childcare for school-aged children. This section gives you more information on what is involved and how to go about it. Out of School Care is care for children from 3 years of age. It can operate in one or…

Starting a day nursery

There is a growing demand for full day care from working parents. Day nurseries provide care and education for pre-school children aged from six weeks to five years of age. They must be registered and regularly inspected by Ofsted. Strict guidelines on staff/children ratios must be complied with. …

Working as a childminder

Childminding can be a very rewarding and satisfying career.  Childminders are professional childcarers, who work in their own home, set their own times and days, and work across a wide range of ages.  Childminders who work with under 8s are required to register with Ofsted. …

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Ensuring Sufficient Availability

This information is being updated and will be available soon.

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - The Role of Childcare

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - The Role of Childcare Evidence shows that access to the sufficient supply of good quality early years education and childcare makes a significant contribution to improving outcomes for children (Field 2010).  Childcare may be required for both pre-school and school-aged children. …

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Policy Context

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Policy Context Since the introduction of the National Childcare Strategy in 1997 the development of early years services and childcare has been at the forefront of Government policy.  It continues to make a significant contribution to overall objectives or improving educational attainment…

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