Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 91

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 3rd February 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:

  • Early Years Funding rates consultation 2021-22
  • February half-term
  • Prime Minister’s statement on the national lockdown position
  • Campaign for Early Years staff to be vaccinated alongside teaching staff
  • Early adopter schools: EYFS framework
  • EYFS staff:child ratios - DfE approved qualifications
  • Check Early Years qualifications
  • Foundation Years
  • Ofsted News - Issue 97 - January 2021
  • Early Years foundation stage profile handbook
  • PACEY - NEWS: Letter from Minister Vicky Ford MP on testing and vaccination
  • Children’s Mental Health Week begins 1st February
  • Funded Early Education
  • Advertising vacancies
  • Frimley Healthier Together
  • Updated guidance for providers of after-school clubs and out-of-school settings
  • Protective measures for holiday or after-school clubs and other out-of-school settings for children during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
  • Ofsted: Coronavirus (COVID-19) rolling update
  • Ofsted inspections to be done remotely
  • 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