Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 92

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 10th February 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:

  • Early Years provision over half-term
  • Updated feature on the COVID-19 test result service
  • Updated information on free school meals
  • Early Years entitlements – Hong Kong British Nationals
  • Revised funding rates
  • Early adopter updated list of schools
  • Reported Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notifications by registered Early Years and childcare settings
  • EYFS staff:child ratios - DfE approved qualifications
  • Check early years qualifications
  • Foundation Years frequently asked questions
  • Early years foundation stage profile handbook
  • Elizabeth Jarman : On-line seminars – Developing effective home learning environments
  • Childminders – Reporting new adults in the home
  • CAMHS Mental Health Support Team : Emotional Health and wellbeing seminars (series 2)
  • DfE COVID-19 Helpline
  • Frimley Healthier Together
  • Updated guidance : Action for early years and childcare providers during the COVID-19 outbreak
  • COVID-19 Update – Public Health vitamin D campaign
  • Fizz Free Friday
  • COVID-19 : General updates on the vaccine and mass testing programme
  • COVID-19 : Financial Support for Education, Early Years and Children’s Social care
  • Updated Guidance : What parents need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges
  • Ofsted : Inspecting registered childcare providers – what parents need to know
  • 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