Early Years Provider Updates | COVID-19 Edition 96

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 10 March 2021.

This weeks bulletin includes:      

  • DfE
    • Message to educational leaders from the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE MP – Secretary of State for Education
    • Pupils and students return to school and college – 8 March 202
    • Reporting missing test kit deliveries using the Contact us form
    • Disposing of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Waste
    • Confirmatory PCR testing following a test at home
    • Homes testing kits for nurseries in the private, voluntary and independent (PVI) Sector
    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) local restrictions in education and childcare settings
  • H M Treasury
    • Key point from Chancellor Rishi Sunak second budget
    • Recovery Loan scheme
    • Extension of the self employment income support scheme (SEISS)
  • Ofsted
    • Action for early years and childcare providers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
    • Guidance for schools
    • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rolling Update
    • Reported coronavirus (COVID-19) by registered Early Years and childcare settings
  • National Cyber Security Centre
    • Protect yourself from scams
  • GOV.UK
    • Consultation on Protect Duty
  • Slough Borough Council
    • Funded Early Education (FEE) – summer term 2021
    • COVID-19 Directory of resources and support
  • Updates for parents
    • Ofsted:  What Parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19
    • Rt Hon Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of state for Children and Families : open letter to parents
    • Slough Family Information Service :  Information on Slough holiday and activities food programme
    • Slough Special Voices :  Newsletter no 90
    • Gems :  Autism and ADHD support