• Opportunity to Tender

    Devon County Council (DCC) will be tendering for the disinvestment of Tresillian Early Years’ Service in the next few months and DCC are currently in the Pre Procurement Stage. DCC is holding a Pre Procurement Event on – Wednesday 02/05/2018 (14:00 to 16:00) at Tresillian Nursery – 112 Fore Street, Kingsbridge, Devon,TQ7 1AW. The Event Continue reading →

  • Early Years Job Adverts w/c 23/04/18

    Please find listed below a list of early years job adverts placed this week: Playworker – FISH (Ladysmith Infants) Breakfast Club Playworker – FISH (Ladysmith Infants) Nursery Assistant – First Steps Nursery (RD&E NHS Trust) Deputy Manager – Bow Bears Pre-School CIO Pre-School Supply Cover – Morchard Bishop Pre-School Nursery Nurse – St. Wilfrid’s School Continue reading →

  • The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU law that will come into effect in the UK on 25 May 2018 and the changes will remain in place even after the UK leaves the EU in 2019. It replaces the current Data Protection Act 1998.

  • Surveys on Childcare and Early Years in England

    The Department for Education (DfE) is seeking user views and perspectives in regards to two surveys released as Official Statistics on childcare and early years provision in England. The surveys can be found on the DfE’s consultation hub.

  • Clare’s Law (Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme) new leaflet

    The aim of the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS) is to give you a formal mechanism to make enquiries about your partner if you are worried that they may have been abusive in the past. Ex-partners and concerned third parties can also apply for information.

  • Early Years Job Adverts w/c 16/04/18

    Please find listed below a list of early years job adverts placed this week: Nursery Assistant – Pre-School Learning Alliance (Oak Tree Nursery) (04/05/18) Flexible Nursery Assistant (unqualified) – Pre-School Learning Alliance (Oak Tree Nursery) (25/05/18) Flexible Senior Nursery Worker (3 posts) – Pre-School Learning Alliance (Oak Tree Nursery) (04/05/18) Supervisor – Zig Zags Pre-School Continue reading →

  • Early Years Safeguarding Audit

    The Early Years and Childcare Service request that all childcare providers complete a safeguarding self audit annually in order to assist with the completion of Section 11 of Children Act 2004. The Safeguarding audit is designed to be a self evaluation tool to support providers to ensure that they are meeting the Ofsted and Devon Continue reading →