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Early Education and Childcare Newsletter – (PVI) Spring Term 2017

Date Published: 27/03/2017
The latest Early Education and Childcare Newsletter is available to download from Notts Help Yourself. This features the latest funding rates, changes to the EYFS, information about tax-free childcare and lots more. To download this go to (you will have to register/sign in to download the…

Childcare Choices Launched

Date Published: 23/03/2017
Childcare Choices, the cross-government childcare brand and campaign has launched today, providing parents with a single point of information for all the government funded childcare offers, including the two new offers: 30hours free childcare and Tax Free Childcare.  Launch of new Childcare Choices website means…

Free webinar for commissioners and providers of services and training and development.

Date Published: 22/03/2017
Skills for Care is running a webinar on 23 March 2017 – 3pm - 4pm on How values based recruitment can develop services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism who are at risk of displaying behaviour which challenges. In this webinar we will explore…

Sign up to receive notifications on the 30 hours free childcare

Date Published: 21/03/2017
Parents - Sign up to receive updates and notifications on the 30 hours, and tax free childcare as and when things happen!…/welcome

Rainbow's Annual Event - Book Now!

Date Published: 21/03/2017
Rainbow Parents Carers Forum’s popular annual event returns to Nottingham at the end of this month (March). This is the 6th Annual Event the forum for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire parent carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) has hosted. Once again the…

Tread The Boards At The Playhouse This April

Date Published: 21/03/2017
A four day workshop next month (April) aims to help young deaf and disabled people develop dramatically and sculpt their stage skills. Nottingham Playhouse's Easter Youth Theatre runs from Monday 10th until Thursday 13th of April and allows young people to develop different drama techniques,…

Health & Wellbeing Day, Mansfield Central Library

Date Published: 16/03/2017
Saturday 8th April 11am - 3pm Mansfield Central Library To mark World Health Day, Inspire is bringing together library professionals,public health providers and health and wellbeing experts to offer information,hands-on activities, advice and taster sessions. There’s something for all ages, so come along, have fun, be…

Temporary changes to the Flexible Short Break (FSB) Scheme

Date Published: 16/03/2017
In September 2016 the Local Authority decided to review its Short Break Offer in response to feedback from parents and carers that the current system is too complicated. The review also provides the opportunity to make sure that going forward, Nottinghamshire’s Short Break Offer is…

Safer Sleep Week

Date Published: 16/03/2017
Nottinghamshire County Council and the Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board is using National Safer Sleep Week (13-19 March) to remind parents and carers of the best tips and advice to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).   SIDS claims the life of…

Can You Help Improve Access To Information For Young People With Special Educational Needs?

Date Published: 15/03/2017
Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council are seeking feedback from young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families/carers regarding how they access information about available support and services and how easy they find it to do so. This is a…

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