Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 90

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 27th January 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:

  • Early Years Funding rates consultation 2021-22
  • February half-term
  • Guidance for staff testing in primary schools, school-based nurseries and maintained nursery schools
  • Reported Coronavirus (COVID-19) notifications by registered Early Years and childcare settings
  • Advertising vacancies
  • Short term funding for CYP with LD/autism
  • Ofsted: Coronavirus (COVID-19) rolling update
  • Getting Help Service
  • What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges
  • Assurance inspections 2021: registered early years providers
  • Deferring Ofsted inspections
  • Connect FREE courses for parent/carers: Home Start Slough
  • Flow Chart from Public Health England
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support for education, early years and children’s social care
  • The Early Childhood Unit at NCB
  • Funded Early Education
  • Foundation Years team, NCB
  • COVID-19: personal protective equipment use for non-aerosol generating procedures
  • Training and Continuous Professional Development
    • Introduction to Safeguarding
    • Safeguarding Level 3 / Multi agency
    • Prevent
  • Strong Home Learning Experience to support children’s learning and development