Early years toolkit

Useful resources to help develop your early years setting.

Leadership and management

Key documents

Newsletters

Ofsted

Business

EYTT Data management tool

Funded two year olds

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

Research and updates

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

Online safety

Safeguarding children and protecting professionals in early years settings: online safety considerations for:

Attendance

Safeguarding and child protection

Safer recruitment, induction, and supervision

Prevent

Welfare, behaviour and health

Neglect

Health and Safety

Schools safeguarding webpages

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.

Families and communities readiness for school

Settings and schools readiness for children

Research and information

Links to other professionals and documents

SEND

Health visiting

​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.