Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 115

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 week’s news bulletin from Children and Families, Early Years Division at Slough Borough Council is now available please see the attached document dated 28 July 2021.

Please note that during the summer holidays we will be sending out the newsletter fortnightly until the beginning of term in September

Included in this week’s newsletter is some important information from Public Health regarding COVID-19 guidance.



  • Ofsted EIF inspections and the EYFS – what you need to know

Public Health

  • NHS Test and Trace in contact tracing within educational settings

In the News and Events

  • How Ofsted will inspect Reception classes next year

SEND and Inclusion

  • Extended powers SEND tribunal: national trial
  • National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 – 2026



Parents and Carers