Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 104

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 12 May 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:


  • Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA)
  • Reception Baseline Assessment – Equality impact assessment
  • Ordering Test Kits for private, voluntary and independent (PVI) nurseries
  • Summer School : Webinar and extended sign-up window
  • Attendance in education and early years settings during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak 23 March 2020 – 29 April 2021
  • Find a free level 3 qualification


  • Consented addresses for childminders and domestic childcare
  • Joiners and leavers in the childcare sector
  • Area SEND inspections and outcomes in England as at 31 March 2021
  • Publication of statistics on childcare providers and inspections
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) rolling update
  • Guidance on writing complaint and compliance action outcome summaries

Updates for Parents

  • Ofsted local area SEND inspections: Guidance for families
  • Disclosure and Barring Service: Job Scams – spotting the signs
  • Mental Health Awareness Week


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