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8 Apr 2016

Summer born children

Some schools have raised queries about the impact of Nick Gibb’s letter in September last year on the admission of summer born children.

Some schools have raised queries about the impact of Nick Gibb’s letter in September last year on the admission of summer born children. Schools are therefore reminded that the School Admissions Code (SAC) does not apply to independent schools and they can determine their own admission arrangements. Independent schools are required to have an admissions policy in accordance with the ISSRs and might like to consider the SAC and DfE’s advice when drafting their policy, but do not have to.

4 Nov 2016 Early Years

Early Years - update November 2016

Standards and Testing Agency Handbook

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3 Sep 2016 Early Years

Tax free childcare

Tax free childcare is a new government scheme to help parents with their childcare costs.

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17 Aug 2016 Early Years

30 hours free entitlement to childcare

As you may be aware the government has passed legislation to increase the number of hours of free entitlement of childcare from 15 hours to 30 hours.

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10 May 2016 Early Years

Government review into ‘cutting red tape’

Evidence sort from early years childcare providers

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10 May 2016 Early Years

Consultation on disqualification from childcare arrangements

Consultation

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1 Sep 2014

Early years: guide to the 0 to 25 SEND code of practice

From the Department for Education. Advice for early years providers that are funded by the local authority.

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1 Mar 2014

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage

From the Department for Education. Setting the standards for learning, development and care for children from birth to five.

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