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Letter to early years and childcare providers in England 25/3/2020

March 25, 2020

Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families has written to all providers. Please select this link to download the letter. Please select this link for the letter to …

Coronavirus (COVID-19): early years and childcare closures published 24 March 2020

March 24, 2020

This guidance covers Ofsted-registered childcare providers for children of all ages, including childminders, nurseries and wraparound childcare and clubs (before- and after- school and holiday care). This guidance does not …

Latest Coronavirus updates 21/3/2020 from DfE

March 21, 2020

21 March 2020 update All previous news items can be found here Additional resources are here

Key Worker list announced plus latest news

March 20, 2020

Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision Ofsted: coronavirus (COVID-19) rolling update and information for parents and carers Additional resources are here

All training cancelled with immediate effect

March 16, 2020

Solihull Council has regretfully taken the decision to postpone its training programme with immediate effect until after the May half-term. This is a precautionary measure and will be reviewed as …

SEND Strategy Review invitation

March 9, 2020

Following on from the SEND board workshop on 16 January 2020 and the parent/carer workshop on 25 February 2020, there will be four further workshop groups running in March 2020. …

Early Hurly Burly – free and fun family sessions

March 9, 2020

Early Hurly Burly flyer Solihull events: Tuesday 17th March 2020, 10.15am-11am Chelmsley Wood Library, 10 West Mall, Chelmsley Wood Shopping Centre, B37 5TN   Tuesday 24th March 2020, 10.15am-11am Hobs …

Department for Education Coronavirus update 9/3/2020

March 4, 2020

Please select this link for the DfE update issued on 6 March 2020. Department for Education Coronavirus helpline Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday …

Julian Grenier reveals Development Matters plans

February 20, 2020

Julian shed some light on when we should expect to see the new EYFS Development Matters, why this update to the EYFS is needed, and who it will impact. Some …

Maths Champions Programme – Information for Providers

February 6, 2020

Maths Champions is a programme developed by NDNA which aims to improve the maths skills of children in early years settings by training ‘Maths Champions’ within nurseries. For more information …