Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 105

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 19 May 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:


  • COVID-19 Variant – information for education settings
  • COVID-19 test kit delivery schedules for schools and colleges
  • Every school with Reception Class offered early language training
  • Department of Education COVID-19 helpline


  • Supporting SEND
  • Reported coronavirus (COVID-19) notifications by Early Years and childcare settings
  • Consented addresses for childminders and domestic childcare
  • Joiners and leavers in the childcare sector
  • Ofsted: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rolling update

Updates from the Sector

  • Queen’s Speech 2021 – Government to prioritise early years
  • The Children’s Society # Look Closer
  • Family Information Service –  FIS Recruiting parent champions

Updates for Parents

  • FIS Recruiting parent Champions Poster


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