• The 30 hours Extended Entitlement starts today!

    Welcome back to all those term-time providers that have enjoyed the summer holidays, and to those that are open all year but hopefully managed to get a break. As you are all preparing to start the new term, the new academic year, welcome new children, you will also be busy preparing for the 30 hours Continue reading →

  • Early Years Funding: Update to the Provider Agreement

    The Provider Agreement has been updated. This ‘Provider Agreement – Early Years Funding for 2, 3 and 4 year olds’ comes into effect today (1 September 2017). Changes that have been made to the draft version released in June are available for you to review. Provider Agreement – Early Years Funding for 2, 3 and Continue reading →

  • HMRC Delays with Eligibility Codes for the Extended Entitlement

    Any parent who has made an application with HMRC but does not have an eligibility code by 31st August will be known as an ‘Amber’ application. The DfE have confirmed that once these applications are completed, the eligibility codes can be verified and funding will be available for these parents. HMRC hope to resolve the Amber Continue reading →

  • Meet the team…

    This week’s staff member profile is… Name: Natalie Elston Job Title: Workforce Development Administrator Job Role: A large part of my role involves looking after the early years and childcare Job Vacancy Service.  We recognise that it can be difficult to find the right level of skills, experience and qualification to fill a particular post; Continue reading →

  • Early Years Job Vacancies w/c 21/08/17

    Please find listed below vacancies that have been posted this week: Assistant Manager / Senior Nursery Practitioner – Tiny Tots Day Nursery (Ilfracombe)   (29/09/17) Nursery Practitioner – Tiny Tots Day Nursery (Ilfracombe)    (29/09/17)