Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 95

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 March 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:            

  • DfE
    • Expansion of asymptomatic testing for early years staff
    • PACEY response
  • COVID-19 :  Letter to the extremely clinically vulnerable children and young people
  • Funded Early Education:  adjustment task requests
  • Ofsted
    • Action for early years and childcare providers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rolling Update
    • Consultation on the general qualifications alternative awarding framework
    • Childminder agency (CMA) inspection requirements from Ofsted
    • Early years and childcare Ofsted News Bulletin
    • How remote Education is working for children and Young people with SEND
  • Safeguarding : Guides for professionals and parents to keep children safe online
    • Health and Wellbeing
    • New psychological First Aid training
    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) key messages around vaccine hesitancy
    • Vitamin D Campaign Survey
    • Berkshire NHS Healthcare Talking Therapies
    • Healthwatch Slough February Newsletter
  • Updates for parents
    • Government update on rapid COVID-19 testing
    • World Book Day
    • SEND :  Contact family workshops
    • SENDIASS : New website for Slough SEND advice for children and young people aged 0-25