Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 100

This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Associate Director for Children and Families, Michael Jarrett, for the attention of the Early Years leads.

This weeks news bulletin from Children and Families, Early Years Division at Slough Borough Council is now available please see the attached document dated 7 April 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:


  • New EYFS Framework published
  • New Vodcasts on the revised EYFS
  • Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory framework
  • Actions for schools during the Coronavirus outbreak
  • Actions for early years and childcare settings during a Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
  • National Skills Fund
  • Find a free Level 3 qualification
  • Hundreds of free qualifications on offer to boost skills and jobs


  • Inspection arrangements for the summer term
  • Ofsted coronavirus (COVID-19): Rolling Update
  • Ofsted News – March 2021
  • Reported Coronavirus (COVID-19) notifications by Early Years and Childcare settings


  • Lifetime skills Guarantee Launch

Early Years Service

  • Training and Continuous Professional Development: Training Portfolio Summer term 2021
  • Anna Freud National Centre for children and families: Early Years in Mind – free webinars

Updates for Parents

  • Hundreds of free qualifications on offer to boost skills and jobs


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