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A gateway to information and resources for all those working with children and their families in the foundation years.Read more
4Children is working with OPM and SIB to deliver a programme of business skills development and support within the early years and childcare sector. Stay tuned for updates!Read more
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Practical resource pack helping you to run and manage your childcare and out of school activities – with over 40 example policies and proceduresRead more
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The tabbed sections below highlight some of the latest support and services we provide for those working with children, young poeple and families.
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Children’s Centres, a cross-party group of MPs and peers, has published a report entitled “Family Hubs: The Future of Children’s Centres”. Based on the findings of a parliamentary inquiry conducted by the Group during 2015-16, the report sets out how Children’s Centres can play a key role in the Government’s Life Chances Strategy by offering an extended range of services such as employment support and relationship support.Read More
What to expect, when? is a simple guide that takes parents through the expectations of their child at each age band of the EYFS and outlines practical ways they can support their child’s learning and development.Read More
The full resource pack of the 2014 EYFS Statutory Framework includes: EYFS Framework 2014; Early Years Outcomes 2013; Quick reference guide to the changes to the 2008 framework; Development Matters 2012; The EYFS Progress Check at age two; EYFS for Parents (Parents Guide).Read More
A Case Study by RAF Leuchars on Partnership Working with a local schoolRead More
Sheringham Hub is based within Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre in Newham and reaches out to a growing network of providers which currently includes 7 early years’ settings, 7 local primary schools and a network of more than 20 childminders.Read More
Wooler is located in rural Northumberland. The Hub’s catchment area encompasses a 10 mile radius of Wooler and members include primary schools, a children’s centre, a playgroup and two childminders. Prior to the set-up of the Hub, many of the existing providers were part of the Local Authority’s Early Years Network.Read More
If you know anyone who is separating or separated, you can use the new Sorting Out Separation web app where you’ll find tools and signposts to organisations offering specialist support.
The app aims to help separated couples and parents work together to achieve what’s best for themselves and their children.
Click the link here: