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Notts Help Yourself Provider Bulletin January 2021

Date Published: 12/01/2021
Notts Help Yourself Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Happy New Year and welcome to the January 2021 edition of the Notts Help Yourself Provider e-bulletin. The bulletins will let you know about new developments on the Notts Help Yourself…

Families Information Service Customer Survey

Date Published: 11/01/2021
Are you a parent/carer or childcare provider of a child(ren), living in Nottinghamshire?If so, we would like to hear your views on the Nottinghamshire Families Information Service web-site, Facebook page, telephone service and the applications you use to receive information. The survey can be found…

National Lockdown 3 January 2021 - What does this mean for Children’s Centre Services?

Date Published: 07/01/2021
Our priority is to keep everyone safe and offer support to families, over the phone, online, or in person where needed. Many of our Children’s Centres are open – on an appointment only basis and our teams are working. 1:1 family support, breastfeeding support, support…

NottsHelpYourself Site Statistics

Date Published: 15/12/2020
Web hits Please click here for full dashboard of site usage   Top 5 Search Terms Please find below the top 5 search terms and the top 3 search locations looked for in the last 6 months. This information can be used to understand what…

Ofsted announces new early years inspection arrangements

Date Published: 18/11/2020
Ofsted is to introduce a new, more proportionate and flexible approach to inspecting nurseries and childminders that will prioritise the inspection of providers rated less than good. When full routine early years inspections resume, all early years providers will be inspected in a 6-year window from the date…

Road Safety Week 2020 - No Need To Speed

Date Published: 15/11/2020
Road Safety Week 16 - 22 November 2020 The week is organised by Brake, the road safety charity and resources are available to support communities, schools and companies to get involved from  There are some colouring sheets here to download to use with children and we'll…

Ofsted: Children hardest hit by COVID-19 pandemic are regressing in basic skills and learning

Date Published: 11/11/2020
Ofsted has today published its second report on the effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic across the sectors it inspects and regulates. Ofsted’s second report into the impact of the pandemic finds that children who were hardest hit by school closures and restrictions have regressed…

Early Years Foundation Degree from University Centre Doncaster

Date Published: 07/09/2020
University Centre Doncaster is offering a Foundation Degree for the early years workforce as a classroom or distance learning course. Follow this link to watch a video from the programme leader to find out more details about the course: You can also find out…

Development Matters - Non-statutory curriculum guidance for the early years foundation stage

Date Published: 07/09/2020
The Department for Education (DfE) has published Development Matters, new non-statutory curriculum guidance which supports the delivery of the revised early years foundation stage (EYFS) statutory framework. The guidance sets out pathways of children’s development in broad ages and stages but recognises the actual learning of young children is not…

Short Breaks Market Position Statement 2020/21

Date Published: 03/04/2020
The Short Breaks Market Position Statement 2020/21 is now available to download. The purpose of this document is to provide key market intelligence, which will be useful to existing and potential providers in making business and investment decisions. It should act as a starting point…

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