Support for childcare providers

Support with quality provision

We can support you by providing:

  • early years and childcare Facebook page with information and links
  • training directory for a range of training opportunities
  • information about local childcare markets for prospective childcare providers
  • support to register as a provider of early years education funding for 2, 3 and 4-year-olds
  • support sessions and surgeries with specialist members of the EYCC team
  • access to local briefings and networking opportunities
  • specific identified support through our self-referral process
  • audit tools to reflect on how you are meeting both the learning and development requirements and safeguarding and welfare requirements of the EYFS
  • an early years transition toolkit

Request support

Further support we can offer includes:

  • targeted support for providers that receive an 'inadequate' or 'requires improvement' outcome
  • support for all newly registered childcare providers up until the point of their first inspection
  • consultancy for early years, schools and academies, which can be accessed through Edulincs 
  • information and guidance on how to create quality early years provision 
  • effective assessment guidance 

Contact the early years and childcare team

Telephone: 01522 552752