Childcare Providers and Professionals

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Find support for childcare providers

Advice, support and training for early years providers.

Find out about funded places

Information and guidance for providers offering early education funded places.

Find information about EYPP

Extra funding is available to some 3- 4 year old children on funded places.

Find out about the 30 hours funded childcare

Working parents could receive an additional 15 hours of childcare per week.

Access the Early Years Portal

Providers can now process their claims for payments via the portal.

See Integrated Reviews

See our integrated 'information sharing' reviews.







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Phone: 0300 111 8007

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday 8am - 8pm
Friday 8am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm

Postal address:
Family Information Service
Staffordshire County Council
ST16 2DH

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Nurturing Health Support for Providers

Nurturing Health is a new and exciting free online learning resource and forum that has been developed to support early years providers in Staffordshire.
Monday 13th November 2017

Think2: Early Education for less advantaged 2 Year Olds

Take up has dropped slightly from 82% in spring term to 79% in summer term. Providers are encouraged to check on any potentially eligible families
Monday 13th November 2017

Local Area Review

Early Years providers may be called upon as part of the new Ofsted inspection framework and Local Area Review (LAR).
Monday 13th November 2017

Safeguarding - Important Information

There has been number of inadequate judgements for early years settings due to safeguarding. This article will provide some key definitions, advice and guidance with regards to safeguarding and child injury
Monday 13th November 2017

Ofsted's Big Conversation (OBC)

OBC provides a communication forum for PVI providers in the West Midlands region delivering early education. Tim Hopkins is Staffordshire's representative to share inspection experiences with.
Monday 13th November 2017
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