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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…

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Promoting Greater Affordability

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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. …

Childminders in Southampton

This page explains about childminders and what they can offer you and your family.  If you decide to use a childminder, Choosing a Childminder - questions to ask will help you choose the right one. Search for a childminder in Southampton, Become a childminder in Southampton…

Children and Young People who Self Harm

This training is presented via Zoom, and therefore requires access to laptop, tablet or phone. An invitation and course materials will be sent in advance of each session. Looking at the background and reasons for self harm, and how to respond to a child or…

Children left alone and babysitting

Warning signs Parents who have little support. A child, who is often seen outside and all alone for long periods of time. Childcare arrangements that keep going wrong. Action If there is immediate risk of harm to a child, call the police. What to say…

Children's Health - Is my child well enough to go to school or their childcare setting?

Most parents and carers worry about whether their child is well enough to go to school or their childcare setting - or when they should return after an illness.  This chart, Child Health Advice for Parents - Jan 2018 (PDF 298KB), provides information to help you…

Choosing a Childminder - Questions to ask

Questions to ask your childminder Have you any vacancies? How long have you been childminding? What extra training have you done? What other children do you care for, and how old are they? Are you an inclusive setting and what particular knowledge and expertise do…

Choosing the right childcare setting

Choosing the right kind of childcare setting can be a difficult decision. There are different types of childcare providers: day nurseries and pre-schools for under 5s, breakfast clubs, after school clubs and holiday schemes for school-aged children, childminders who care for children of all age…

Choosing your future career

Deciding on a career path can be an exciting but bewildering time. It can seem there are so many different choices and lots of people trying to tell you what's best. Aged 13-19?You can ask for careers advice at school and chat through your options. Over…

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