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Latest Covid-19 updates and Foundation Years Resources Hub

September 23, 2020

Childcare to be exempt from interhousehold mixing restrictions in local areas of intervention

Informal childcare and caring arrangements will be allowed to continue across the nation, the Health Secretary has announced.

Actions for early years and childcare providers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

What childcare services early years settings, childminders and local authorities need to provide during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

This was updated 22 September 2020 and has
added new content on face coverings, toothbrushing, local lockdowns, music, dance and drama, pregnant women, visitors, visits, informal childcare, EYFS disapplications, supporting wellbeing, SEND legislation, journeys, dual settings, reopening of building emergency first aid, Job retention Bonus Scheme. Updated information on funding to align with other funding guidance, employer health and safety and equalities duties, shielding and safeguarding, managing COVID-19 cases.

Foundation Years COVID-19 Resources Hub

Foundation Years have launched a new hub to support all early years providers during the COVID-19 outbreak. It includes the latest policy updates, Government guidance, and free resources from across the early years sector all in one place. Explore the hub