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latest news

DOH launches series of Health Visitor Blogs: 20/02/15

The Department of Health has published a series of blog posts on health visiting, written by health visitors and others. Topics include helping chil… more

Smoking in cars set to become illegal: 20/02/15

The new rules will come into force on 1 October 2015 and people failing to comply could face a £50 fixed penalty notice. Public Health Minis… more

Increased support under Tax Free Childcare Scheme for Parents with disabled children : 20/02/15

A parent with a disabled child will be able to pay up to £16,000 into their childcare account per year and receive top-up payments up to &poun… more

Safeguarding Update: 20/02/15

From April 2015, the Designated Safeguarding Officer will be known as the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). This is in line with EYFS 2014 Section… more


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Cost of Childcare Survey 2015

Published by the Family and Childcare Trust. … more

EYPP Model Form for Parents

Issued by DFE, this model form has been created to help providers of early years education id… more

EYPP Model Letter for Parents

Issued by DFE, this model letter has been created to help providers of early years education … more


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upcoming events

Spring Network meeting - West

Event date : 13 Mar 2015

Dorford Centre. … more

Spring Network meeting - East

Event date : 19 Mar 2015

CLARC Wimborne … more




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