Local authorities must ensure there is sufficient childcare in their area and show committment to local level childcare requirements. We must report annually to elected members on sufficiency and also make information available to the public (Children and Families Act 2014).
Childcare Sufficiency Assessment 2018
Childcare Sufficiency Assessment - November 2018 (382 Kb)
District sufficiency reports summer 2018
The following reports cards supply the most recent local data on availability, funded places, openings and closures, quality, employment.
To assist childcare providers with narrowing the gap and indentifying the needs in their ward or district area, we have information for all 8 Staffordshire districts.
This will aid and inform providers and professionals as to what is going on locally and help identify priorities within the early years sector and assist in the allocation requirements of the early years pupil premium and Think2.
What's in the profiles?
They contain details on:
- Birth and population stats
- Free school eligibility
- Key ward data
- Development and education
- Economic Wellbeing
What about my district?
Find your district profile for 2018 in the list below:
Research and Data Officer