Early Years and Childcare Broadcast

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With you, with the child. Every step of the way.

Weekly broadcast for Early Years and Childcare settings from the Integrated Prevention and Earliest Help Service.

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Wednesday 18 September 2019

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  • Finding local childcare
  • Important information on Free Entitlement funding
  • Starting school
  • Health
  • Important National dates
  • Weekly tops tips for enhancing your childs learning at home

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Latest newsletters

(click on the links below to view newsletters)


West Sussex Early Years Training Programme Newsletter

Updated 18 September

Headline Article: Don’t forget to book your Networks Events


Children, Young People and Families (IPEH) Stakeholder Newsletter

Updated 25 June 2019


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West Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership Newsletter

Updated August 2019

SEND Newsletter

SEND Newsletter (quarterly)

Updated July 2019


Upcoming Key Dates

Date                 What's happening?

19/09/19           FE Autumn Headcount Day

27/09/19           FE Autumn Actuals - submissions close

27/09/19           Inclusion funding applications deadline (for October panel)

07/10/19           Online questionnaire for schools admissions opens

Previously on the weekly broadcast

Wednesday 11 September

  • Disability Access Fund – Autumn term claims
  • Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) Autumn term claims

Wednesday 4 September

  • Free Entitlement Actuals - open
  • Free Entitlement Actuals - top tips

Wednesday 28 August

  • Autumn term Free Entitlement actuals – opening Monday 2 September
  • EU accessibility regulations for schools and nurseries
  • Feedback on SEND Information, Advice and Support Services
  • Study on men in the early years workforce seeks survey participants

Wednesday 21 August

  • Online resources to support provision for two-year-olds
  • Get ahead of the competition – check your setting information today