This article has been brought to you by Slough Borough Councils Early Years Service and School Finance, for the attention of all Early Years providers including Schools with Nursery classes and Nursery Schools.
Established in February 2003, the Foundation Stage Forum has long been a platform for a vibrant online community of professionals involved with the Foundation Stage. With the advent of the new EYFS this community has become more active than ever. Come and join a warm and personal support network of reception teachers, nursery practitioners and registered childminders. Discuss issues, seek (and give) advice, find and download articles and resources – or just put your feet up and have a chat!
Slough Family Information Service (FIS) offers FREE impartial information and guidance about a wide range of services for children, young people and their families in response to statutory duty placed on local authorities.
There are a range of free entitlements that enable families to have funded early education places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds. Slough Early Years Service co ordinates information about these entitlements and manages the payments to Early Years Providers for the provision of free places.