This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Council's Interim Senior EYFS Advisory Teacher, Karen Loft on behalf of the DfE. This is for the attention of all Early Years settings.
As set out in the DfE press notice, which is available here: All schools and colleges to receive extra funding for catch up - GOV.UK, the government is investing £153 million to build a stronger, more expert workforce in the Early Years sector. This was previously announced as part of the £1.4 billion commitment made on 2 June 2021.
We can now share details of how that £153 million will be invested, and this is set out in the fact sheet attached at the bottom of this article.