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30 hours spring term 2019 headcount statistics

The fifth termly Experimental Statistics release on the numbers of children in a 30 hours place published is now available. It found that: There were…

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30 hours Free Childcare: Evidence from the Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers 2018

Secondary analysis of the Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers 2018 (published 1st Nov 2018) by independent contractors on 30 hours published found: Engagement…

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Providers’ Finances: Evidence from the Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers 2018

Secondary analysis of the Survey of Childcare and Early Years Providers 2018 found that: The childcare provider market is generally in sound financial health, with…

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DfE Clarification on medicines in early years settings

  This article seeks to clarify the current guidance on administering medicines in early years settings. Paragraph 3.45 of the EYFS states that ‘medicines must…

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News from the Government

  Childcare Bill: Policy Statement The Department for Education has published an updated policy statement on the extension to free childcare entitlement for 3 and…

EYFS News

Revised EYFS 2017

  The revised EYFS was published on 3 March 2017 and will come into force on 3 April 2017. The revised EYFS is available here….

EYFS News

Publication of 2014 EYFS

The Government has published an updated version of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to take effect from 1 September 2014.  This follows the Government’s response…

Ann Gross Interview
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Ann Gross Interview

Ann Gross, Director (Special Needs and Children’s Strategy) at the Department for Education, is interviewed by Anne Longfield, Chief Executive of 4Children, on the upcoming…

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