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Marketing your out of school club

Where are you now? The first step in working out a marketing plan is to assess where you are now. Look at your current customers – who are they and why do they use the service? Do you have lots of working parents who need…

Early Years Foundation Stage Forum

Southampton Local Authority Scheme At the time of writing Southampton City Council subscribes to the Local Authority membership to the Early Years Foundation Stage Forum to offer extra support to all those working within the EYFS This gives you online access to: Membership of a…

Fundamental British Values in the Early Years

Taken from The Foundation Years website: Having checked with the Department for Education (DfE) the statutory requirements for early years providers are now clear. The fundamental British values of democracy, rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and…

Working with prisoners' families toolkit

Every child, whatever their background or their circumstances, should have the support they need to: Be healthy Stay safe Enjoy and achieve Make a positive contribution Achieve economic well-being Children of prisoners often have unmet needs in all these areas (Ormiston report 2007). The toolkit…

Starting the recruitment process

Available here are templates you can use when planning to recruit new staff or volunteers, that advise you on things you need to prepare and ask you think about timescales for the employment process.

Appointing Staff

There are some issues that you will need to consider when taking on an employee. Employee rights Terms and conditions of employment. If employed for more than one month, employee must receive (within the first 2 months) a written statement of main employment particulars. Statement…

Health, Hygiene and Safety Awareness

This pack explores what good practice in Health, Hygiene and Safety Awareness is. It supports to identify hazards, deal with waste, tripping and slipping, moving and handling, and your responsibilities in law. It covers: Understanding and promoting good health, and hygiene Understanding and promoting good…

Early Years and Childcare Briefing Sessions - 28 February 2018

The Early Years and Childcare Briefings for February 2018 were held at the Art Gallery, Civic Centre, on Wednesday 28th February 2018.  Presentations from the briefings are shown below: Early Years and Childcare Briefing - Update (PPTX 89KB)Ofsted Updates - 28 Feb 2018 (PPTX 533KB)HEYA Update - 28…

Early Years and Childcare Briefing Sessions - October 2018

The Early Years and Childcare Briefings for October 2018 were held at the Holiday Inn, Southampton on Tuesday 9 October 2018.  Presentations from the briefings are shown below: Agenda (PDF 33KB)Ofsted Updates (PDF 1MB)Southampton Partners in Excellence presentation (PDF 1MB)Southampton Annual Shared Conversation (ASC) 2018 (PDF 699KB)Early Years & Childcare update…

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Introduction

Southampton City Council’s Childcare Sufficiency Assessment and subsequent Delivery Plan sets out to ensure that: parents are better supported in the choices they make about their work and family responsibilities; childcare is available to all families and is flexible to meet their circumstances; childcare services…

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