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Checklist for starting an out of school club

The main steps involved in setting up out of school provision are: Survey the need e.g. through questionnaire issued to local schools etc. Investigate local provision Make contact with relevant groups e.g. local childcare organisations etc. Design the club (Who? What? Where? And when?) Talk to…

Child Benefit

Child Benefit is a regular payment made to anyone bringing up children. It is paid for each child that qualifies and isn't affected by income or savings. Who is eligible? You'll be able to get Child Benefit if you're bringing up a child who is…

Child Protection Process (Level 3)

click here to sign up to receive training updates This free virtual multi-agency course will help you to carry out your crucial role ensuring agencies work together to protect children from harm. It will examine the child protection procedures and best practice in Southampton and…

Child Protection Process Refresher

This Southampton Safeguarding Children Partnership (SSCP) course will help to refresh your Child Protection Process (Level 3) knowledge and skills to most effectively practice in Southampton. This course is multi-agency and will help you to carry out your crucial role ensuring agencies work together to protect children from…

Child Sexual and Criminal Exploitation (Including gangs and 'County Lines')

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. Child exploitation training now forms part of the mandatory Induction training for foster carers. If you have…

Child Trust Fund

Child Trust Funds are closed to new accounts. You may be able to open a Junior ISA instead. What happens to my child's existing Child Trust Fund account? If it has already been opened, it will continue as usual - and the child will not…

Childcare Qualifications

Practitioners wishing to apply for a Level 3 post, should hold a full and relevant Level 3 qualification.  Post 2014, the qualification will have Early Years Educator in the title, for example: CACHE Diploma in Early Years Education and Care (Early Years Educator) (VRQ). CACHE…

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Choice and Flexibility

This information is being updated and will be available soon.

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Content

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - Content  Introduction Childcare Sufficiency Cycle The Role of Chidcare Policy Context  

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