Welcome to the monthly bulletin from SfYC.
Every month we will send you a bulletin full of links to useful information and updates. Please check during the month for more urgent news and updates.
- Headcount and EYSFF Bandings
New banding rates will have been emailed to settings’ business email accounts in preparation for headcount. Headcount day is on 18 April and headcount forms will be sent out in the post a few days before.
- Change of Name for NCMA
We have been informed that the National Childminding Association (NCMA) has now become the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY). Please find attached a letter from the chief executives explaining this.
- Consultation on Proposed Changes to the Role of the Local Authority in Early Education and Childcare
You will be interested to read this consultation which has just been released by the Department for Education (DfE). SfYC will be making a response by the deadline of 6 May.
- Summer Term Training
Course dates for the Summer term are now on our website.
For further details and to book places go to:
- Working Together to Safeguard Children
A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children (March 2013).