Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 75

This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Service Lead for Early Years and Prevention, Michael Jarrett, for the attention of the Early Years leads.

Please find attached a weekly news bulletin from Children and Families division at Slough Borough Council.

This weeks bulletin includes:

  • Slough Our Futures
  • Ofsted Early Years and Childcare update
  • Ofsted COVID 19 updates
  • DfE Early Years and Childcare data collection
  • Foundation Years website’s new COVID-19 Resources Hub
  • Information education settings should have to hand when they call for advice on a positive case
  • Lockdown lessons
  • Hands, Face, Space 
  • Translation of Guidance
  • One Minute Guide Private Fostering – Professionals
  • Take part in the Leadsom Review into improving health outcomes in early years
  • Compliance Checks Funded Early Education
  • Self Assessment customers to benefit from enhanced payment plans
  • World Mental Health Day resources


  • Training and Continuous Professional Development
    - Introduction to Safeguarding
    - Early Years PVI Managers Meeting
    - Early Years Cluster Meeting
    - First Aid Training

It is important to keep in contact with families during this time, so please share the information widely.

Please note: Data submissions will be on going until the DfE no longer request our submission, please return your data sheet to earlyyears@slough.gov.uk before 12pm every Thursday if your setting is open.