Early years toolkit

Useful resources to help develop your early years setting.

    Leadership and management

    Key documents

    Ofsted

    Business

    EYTT Data management tool

    Funded two year olds

    To apply for an official assessment contact the Foundation Years Team.

    Early Years Pupil Premium

    The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) gives providers of early education and childcare extra funding to support eligible 3 and 4 year olds.

    Providers are paid a pupil premium at the rate of 53p per hour for 3 and 4 year old children. Funding can be claimed for eligible children attending up to 15 hours per week (the pupil premium cannot be applied to the extended entitlement hours).

    Qualifications

    Information Commissioner's office and GDPR

    EYFS profile and moderation

    Early education funding

    Family Information Service

    Staff wellbeing

    Narrowing the gap - diminishing difference

      Children’s learning and development

      Communication and language

      Literacy

      Maths

      Observation, assessment and planning

      Play

      Special educational needs and disability

      English as an additional language (EAL)

      Equality and diversity

      Physical development

      The voice of the child

      Children’s safeguarding and welfare

      Attendance

      Safeguarding and child protection

      Safer recruitment, induction, and supervision

      Prevent

      Welfare, behaviour and health

      Neglect

      Newsletters

      Health and Safety

      School readiness

      Oxfordshire Early Years team adopts UNICEF’s description of the three elements of school readiness:

      • Children’s readiness for school
      • Families and communities’ readiness for school
      • Settings’ and schools’ readiness for children.

      ​The Early Years team have developed a comprehensive toolkit of resources to support busy leaders and practitioners in early years settings and schools. The toolkit can be accessed via our dedicated website on an annual subscription basis.