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GDPR - What your setting needs to know

Below we have put together relevant information about the GDPR: PACEY: GDPR guide EY Alliance: preparing your setting for GDPR Data Protection fee NDNA Data Protection FAQs Should you have any queries, please contact the Early Years Advisory Team

General information on gambling

What is gambling? Gambling is taking part in a game where you risk losing something, usually money, in order to win a prize. You won’t always end up with a prize – that wouldn’t be gambling, it would be buying a product or service. Gambling is…

Get Your Free Flu Vaccine

There are a rising number of flu cases in children, sometimes these cases can be very serious. The free flu vaccine is the best way to protect them and others from flu. Vaccinations can take up to two weeks to take effect so now is…

Good practice

We created this page to provide good practice resources. Below we will share resources you may find useful for your setting. A Celebratory Approach to SEND Assessment in the Early Years

Government schemes to help with childcare costs

Are you looking for support with childcare costs? Childcare Choices brings together all the government childcare offers in one place for the first time. The new Childcare Choices website makes it easy to find out what’s on offer. Use the Childcare Calculator at www.gov.uk/childcare-calculator to…

Grandparents as childcarers

Grandparents sometimes decide to care for their grandchildren. On the following link you can learn about National Insurance (NI) credits if you are caring for a family member under the age of 12: Specified Adult Childcare credits: fact sheet - GOV.UK  In addition: Looking after…

Guidance for service providers

There are two sections of this website: Information for Families provides information to all parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 years, or 0-25 years if their child has a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). The SEND Local Offer focuses on providing…

Health

Children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) can have varying and often complex health needs. This may mean they are cared for by a range of health professionals from different services. Most health services in the UK are provided by the…

Health

This section aims to provide advice and guidance about health services available to children, young people and families. Please feel free to explore the different sections below:     News: Early Years Nutrition - Westminster Free Meals for Early Years For the latest information about the coronavirus, visit…

Health and Development Reviews

If you have a toddler aged 8 – 15 months and/or 2 – 2.5 years, you should be hearing from your local Health Visiting Team to invite you to attend a Health & Developmental Review. We strongly encourage you to attend these to ensure the…