Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 94

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 24th February 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:         

  • Early Years Appreciation Day
  • The Governments response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the easing of restrictions
  • A message to Education Leaders from the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson – Secretary of State for Education
  • Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) a definition update
  • DfE Have your say
    • New draft EYFS framework for comment
    • New draft statutory instrument for comment
  • Ofsted
    • Actions for Early Years and childcare providers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
    • Reported Coronavirus (COVID-19) notifications by registered Early Years and childcare settings
    • Data on COVID-19 visits : Early Years providers
    • Evidence summary COVID-19 : children, young people and education settings
  • Visitors attending Early Years and childcare settings
  • Early Childhood Unit – News Bulletin
  • National Childrens Bureau – New webpage on healthy eating and safer food preparation
  • Updates from Pacey
    • Updates to Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ’s
    • Liz Bayram – letter to the sector
  • World Book Day
  • Updates for Parents and Carers
    • Guidance for parents and carers on safeguarding children in out-of-school settings
    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) – keeping children safe from abuse and harm
    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Keeping children safe online
    • SEND – Family workshops
    • Maths @ home- developing young children’s maths abilities