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Ofsted Voluntary Childcare Register

Ofsted Voluntary Childcare Register The Childcare Act 2006 introduced a new Ofsted Childcare Register with compulsory and voluntary parts. Compulsory Childcare providers must by law register on this part if they rewarded (paid) for caring for children aged five to seven years for more than…

Parenting support

Bringing up children can be daunting, but it doesn't need to be. Here are some useful links to sites which provide helpful information, advice and guidance:

Parents and guardians given extra time to claim back childcare costs with Universal Credit

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced that those who claim the childcare element of Universal Credit will have an additional month to report their costs. This extension for reporting costs provides parents with more flexibility and could help claimants with 2 or more…

Policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody

Please download our policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody below. Policy for children and young people with SEND in youth custody (Feb 2019) The Youth Offending Team (YOT) and the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Services have worked jointly to produce this…

Pregnancy

The NHS contains lots of information to help you know what to expect during pregnancy. You should contact a mid-wife or your GP if you believe you are pregnant to ensure you get the professional support you need. www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/pregnancy-and-baby-care.aspx  Teenage pregnancy In Westminster there are…

Provider information: Tax Free Childcare

Top things providers need to know about Tax-Free Childcare. See the factsheet for further information.

Providers Offering 30 Hours Free Childcare

A list of participating providers for the 30 Hours Free Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds can be found on the link below, including Childminders, Nurseries and Schools: Click here

Providers Offering 30 Hours Free Childcare

A list of participating providers for the 30 Hours Free Childcare for 3 and 4 year olds can be found below: The list is divided into Childminders, Nurseries and Schools which offer this entitlement.

Public Health services

Westminster City Council have a vision that all people in Westminster are able to be well, stay well and live well, supported by a collaborative and cohesive health and care system. Ambitions to deliver the vision We will work with our colleagues within the council, the…

Quality of childminding

All childminders who care for children under the age of eight must be registered and inspected by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted), who carry out regular checks on the home and childminder. What’s more, all adults (16+) living and…
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