Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 119

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 8th September 2021.

Important reminder that DfE have confirmed they will be collecting attendance data monthly this term; starting next week on Thursday 16th September by 12pm.

We will send you the spreadsheet for completion and further details regarding the data collection in a separate mail out.


  • Letter from the Secretary of State for Education
  • Ventilation and CO2 monitor delivery
  • Early Years Professional Development Programme


  • Early education update

Coronavirus Updates

Remote Education

  • Review your remote education provision
  • Department for Education COVID-19 helpline
  • Department for Education Guidance



Public Health

  • Slough Specific COVID-19 Information (September 2021)
  • September 2021 Public Health Campaign
  • Early Years Survey

In the News

  • Amanda Spielman at researchED National Conference 2021

Foundation Years

  • Foundation Years have published a number of useful vodcasts; click to watch and don’t forget to subscribe to their channel; links to some highlighted videos to support EYFS
  • Nursery World Outdoor Play conference