Useful Links

Early Years Guidance & Framework

Pathway to Provision
Pathway to provision sets out guidance for practitioners in identifying a child, young person and/ or family's level of need, and referral pathways to the most appropriate service to provide support.

Early years inspection framework

The Early years inspection framework describes the main activities that inspectors undertake when they carry out inspections of early years providers in England registered under sections 49 and 50 of the Childcare Act 2006. The handbook also sets out the judgements that inspectors will make and on which they will report.

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage

The Statutory Framework for the early years sets out the standards that school and childcare providers must meet for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5.

Working Together to Safeguard Children

A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children​.

Inspecting Safeguarding in Early Years, Education and Skills Settings
This guidance sets out the main points that inspectors need to consider when inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings.

Ofsted

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted inspects services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. Ofsted also inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people.

Parent Support

Funded 2 year places
Your child may be entitled to funded childcare from the age of of 2 years.

Funded 3 year places
All three and four year olds are entitled to 15 hours of government funded childcare. 
Eligible working parents*, can get up to 30 hours a week.


Tax free childcare

You can get help with childcare costs by applying for Tax Free Childcare.

Applying for a school place

You will need to apply for a school place for your child. This is usually between November and January before they are due to start school.

School Holidays
For all the latest school holiday dates check the link above, or for everything happening at nursery please see our calendar.

Broxtowe Women's Project
Broxtowe Women’s Project (BWP) ensure those affected by domestic abuse are empowered to be safe and in control of their lives.

 

Child Health & Wellbeing

Health protection in schools and other childcare facilities
Certain illnesses and disease are excludable and require a period of isolation. Please refer to the guidance for further advice and information on diseases and exclusion times.

NHS Sun Cream and Sun Safety 
In the warm weather sun cream and sun safety are paramount to keeping children safe, for more information from the NHS click the below link

Hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk
Hungry Little Minds is a Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five years old.

Giving children the best start in life
Giving children the best start in life is a fundamental part of improving health and reducing inequalities. The earliest years of a child’s life have a significant impact on their long-term development and their life chances.

NSPCC
Support and tips to help you keep children safe. From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.

 

Covid-19 Info & Support

Actions for early years in the pandemic
This guidance is provided to support early years settings to manage provision during COVID-19.

Symptoms & isolation advice (NHS)

Find out about the main symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if you or your child has them.

Mindhearts.co.uk

A short book written by Manuela Molina to support and reassure our children, under the age of 7, regarding the COVID-19. This book is an invitation for families to discuss the full range of emotions arising from the current situation.

Book a vaccination
Use this link to book a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination or manage your appointments.