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Information for childcare providers

Early Years Conference 2017

A big thanks to everyone who helped out and came along to make the Early Years Conference 2017 a great day! It was a fun and informative day, and we hope those who attended took some valuable insights and ideas away with them.

16 Jun 2017

Learning Together Study

This is a great opportunity for schools/settings to get involved in an action research project. The Learning Together Study is being funded by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and led by the Oxford-based charity Peeple.

16 Jun 2017

30 Hours Early Education Funding – validating codes

From September 2017, many working parents of three and four-year-olds in Oxfordshire will be eligible for the extended childcare entitlement (up to 30 hours funding per week; 1,140 hours per year). The HMRC website that parents can use to check eligibility for the 30 hours funding went live on Friday 21 April 2017. Therefore, parents who have children who are 3 years old on 31 August 2017 are now able to apply online for 30 Hours Free Childcare and book their childcare place for September 2017 (4 years who are not in a school reception class could also qualify for the extended entitlement).

16 Jun 2017

Changes to Emergency First Aid and Epipen training

There have been recent changes to the revised national guidance for Paediatric first aid and providers responsibility for ensuring they have trained staff onsite.

14 Jun 2017

Findings of The Hundred Review of Reception Year

The Reception Year has a unique and crucial role in primary education. The Hundred Review, from Early Excellence, represents the biggest ever listening and learning exercise focused on reception.

23 May 2017

New Inclusion Support Scheme request applications.

The new Inclusion Support Scheme criteria and request form for 2017 – 18 have been released.

20 Apr 2017

Introducing the Locality and Community Support Service

On 1 March the new Locality and Community Support Service, EET and Family Solutions Service came into operation.

20 Apr 2017
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