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latest news

DFE issues Ebola advice: 23/10/14

The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa, and is taking action at home and abroad. The overall risk of E… more

Annual Safeguarding Audit (deadline for submission 31st January 2015): 23/10/14

The annual safeguarding self-audit is now available for you to access.  For the first time, the audit tool is web based so we recom… more

Early Years Pupil Premium Announcement: 23/10/14

The government has set out its plans for the Early Years Pupil Premium designed to help the most disadvantaged three and four year olds. Schools, nu… more

National Prospectus Grant Programme 2015-16: 20/10/14

This grants programme will provide funding of up to £25 million. It is open to voluntary and community sector organisations, social enterprise… more


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User Notes to accompany the online Annual Safeguarding Audit

Issued October 2014. Note: Your need a user name and password to access the audit online. … more

Learn Explore Debate Presentation October 2014

Presented by Sue Robb, National Head for Early Years, 4Children … more


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upcoming events

Family Friendly Week

Event date : 20 Oct 2014

20th - 24th October 2014. In 2014, the Family and Childcare Trust’s annual Parents' We… more

Autumn term EYP/EYT development day

Event date : 27 Nov 2014

This event will be facilitated by Judith Stevens.  Location: Dorchester … more

Ofsted Consultation: Early Years providers and places and inspection and outcomes

Event date : 28 Nov 2014

Deadline for submission. … more




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