Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 106

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 26 May 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:


  • Test Kit ordering – weekly deadline change
  • COVID-19: Testing over the May half Term
  • COVID Local Support Grant (Previously the Cold winter grant scheme)
  • Attendance in education and early years settings during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak 23rd March 2020 – 20 May 2021
  • Department for Education Covid 19 helpline
  • NDNA Maths champions


  • Nearly 9 out of 10 parents say their school handled COVID-19 well
  • Ofsted: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rolling update

Updates from the Sector

  • Slough Children First – New LADO Referral Form
  • Gina Davis – Attention Autism Training
  • Nuffield Early Language Intervention – NELI Programme
  • Training offers from the National Children’s Bureau

Updates for Parents

  • Ofsted Annual Parent Survey
  • COVID-19 Guidance now published in HMTL
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Healthier Together website


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